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Below are activities to support your child's understanding and knowledge of different Mathematical areas. 

Begin with one of the videos as a warm up then have a go at the suggested activity for the day. 

How many dots can you see?

Count to 20 and Workout | Fun Counting Song for Kids | Count by 1's to 20 | Jack Hartmann

Jack Hartmann's Count to 20 and Workout will have you counting to 20 as you engage your body and brain and workout as you count.

Shapes for Kids | 2D Shapes | Shapes Song | Shape Up| Jack Hartmann

Shape Up is a great educational song for children learning about 2D shapes. In Shape Up, children see the different shapes and then draw the shape in the air.

Days of the Week Song | The Singing Walrus

Numberblocks Songs | Let's All Draw Numbers | CBeebies

Monday

Play a game of one more or one less. 

You say a number ( up to 10 or above depending on your child) and your child is to tell you the number one less and one more than the number you have said. Use objects to help them work it out. They could begin by writing their own number line to help them too. 

 

 

Tuesday

 

Recap 3D shapes using the game sunny shapes on Education city. 

Education City- Subjects-Mathematics- Year 1- Sunny Shapes.

 

Wednesday

 

Practice writing number sentences. Say aloud a number story then the number sentences to your child e.g. I have 5 teddies and 2 teddies. How many are there altogether? 5+2=... and ask your child to write this out on a whiteboard or on paper.  You could do this with lots of different numbers including teen numbers based on your child's ability.  Use objects or draw the amounts to help work it out. 

 

Thursday

 

Sorting. Have a selection of items such as buttons or beads. Ask them to sort the buttons and see if they can tell you how they are sorting them. You could then explore sorting in different ways- This could be by colour, shape, size, number of holes etc. Can they then make a pattern? 

 

Friday

 

Play copy me. Model different actions such as clapping hands, nodding your head, jumping and see if they can copy. Make a pattern using different actions and see if they can copy. Then give them the opportunity to be the leader and see if they understand making a pattern with two or three actions. 

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