"Counting on" can be used when adding 1, 2 or 3 to a number. For larger numbers other methods are probably better. This set of 4 worksheets takes children through the steps with an example on every page and then "fill in the blank" equations for them to answer themselves.
Addition by Counting On Worksheets Set 1
Solve some simple addiiton problems (up to 10) to help Father Christmas find his lost key! This puzzle is so much fun that the kids won't even realise they are practising their maths skills too...
For these puzzles, or "challenges", the children have to find 18 addition problems within the grid, either horizontally or vertically, circle them and write the problems below. We've provided 2 examples on each grid to get them started.