Number Bonds

Getting really proficient with number bonds is hugely important. It will give children confidence and speed when tackling simple addition and subtraction, and the knock-on effect as they progress to harder tasks is significant. We've got many ideas for turning the learning process into fun - as well as the resources to back them up - below.

Teaching Number Bonds

We have a good section of ideas, hands on activities and printable resources for teaching number bonds up to 10, which you can explore here.

A number bond is simply a pair of numbers that adds up to another number. "Getting"...

More Number Bond Resources

Choose from a useful collection of number bond printables and number bond worksheets here below.

We've got a large selection of number bond worksheets for you to explore below, to find...

Number bonds are an essential skill for younger children and a stepping stone for later addition...

Early Number Bond Fun Ideas!

Creative Ideas for Learning Number Bonds
Shelly shares ideas and photos of her children learning number bonds in creative ways.
Creative Ideas for Learning Number Bonds

A number bond revision activity - using our printable ice cream scoops!
A number bond revision activity - using our printable ice cream scoops!
Ice Cream Maths

Christmas stocking number bonds!
Christmas stocking number bonds!
Christmas Stocking Maths Ideas

More Useful Resources

You might find our printable Counting Cubes and Ten Frames and Ten Towers useful when practising number bonds.

Using snap cubes, Duplo and Lego bricks, wooden bricks or other "counting cubes" when...

Ten frames and ten towers can be used in so many ways in the classroom and home to help with...

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