A compendium of games and activities to teach key number skills.
Judi Hornigold draws on her teaching and training experience to set out over 50 games and activities that can help build confidence in acquiring the important early numeracy skills.
Judy provides detailed strategies for teaching numeracy skills through a progression of practical activities and visualisation techniques which build the self-esteem of children who need extra help and give them a basic foundation in number.
Topics covered include:
- using counters and cubes
- dice and dot pattern games
- five and ten frames
- playing with playing cards
- based ten materials
- using cuisenaire rods, numicon, pattern blocks and virtual manipulatives.
This is an idea resource for both class teachers and maths teachers and is equally useful for teacher aides working with small groups or individual pupils.