Understanding early number bonds is such a crucial foundation on which many of the later skills of maths are built - and learning them is important too.
What's New at Activity Village?
While September is "Back to School" for most of us, we know that many home educators throw a "not back to school picnic" at this time of year.
Learning the concept of "one more" and "one less" is a first step towards addition and subtraction skills and these new worksheets make learning it fun!
We've just added a variety of worksheets designed to help children learn to write the digits 0 to 9 and the numbers 0 to 10.
Counting on from a number - rather than just learning to say the numbers 1 to 10 by "rote" - is an essential early skill for kids to learn, and these simple worksheets have been designed to help with that.
These fun worksheets introduce the concept of comparing groups of objects that are just one apart, working up from comparing 3 with 4, to 4 with 5 and so on.
Ten frames and ten towers are useful for all sorts of counting activities, from the youngest child beginning to understand one to one correspondence to the older child grappling with place value and base 10.
These cards print 8 to a page and have been designed to be quick and easy to slice or cut with scissors. Introduce a new set here and there as you need them and use them for labelling, matching games, memory and so much more.
Brighten up the walls with this set of monster number posters featuring some really gorgeous monsters in bright colours.
These playdough mats don't take too much printer ink, but they manage to look bright and colourful anyway! Laminate if you want and then get the kids to form the number shapes out of playdough.
These lovely "scenes" make counting fun! We've provided lots of counting practice with these 7 new worksheets. They cover spring, summer, autumn, winter, under the sea, the classroom and the farmyard.