Activity 1
Counting In Nature

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma1/2.1a count to and across 100, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, or from any given number
• Ma1/2.1b count, read and write numbers to 100 in numerals; count in multiples of 2s, 5s and 10s
• Ma1/2.1c given a number, identify 1 more and 1 less
• Ma1/2.1d identify and represent numbers using objects and pictorial representations including the n umber line, and use the language of: equal to, more than, less than (fewer), most, least
• Ma1/2.1e read and write numbers from 1 to 20 in numerals and words

Activity 2
Nature Number Frame

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma1/2.1a count to and across 100, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, or from any given number
• Ma1/2.1c given a number, identify 1 more and 1 less
• Ma1/2.1d identify and represent numbers using objects and pictorial representations including the n umber line, and use the language of: equal to, more than, less than (fewer), most, least
• Ma1/2.2d solve one-step problems that involve addition and subtraction, using concrete objects and pictorial representations, and missing number problems such as 7 = ? – 9

Activity 3
Nature Number Line

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

Activity 4
Number Bonds

Practical Resources:

• Optional:
• Number Cards
• Nature items
• String
• Scissors
• White board
• Dry-wipe pen

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma1/2.2a read, write and interpret mathematical statements involving addition (+), subtraction (-) and equals (=) signs
• Ma1/2.2b represent and use number bonds and related subtraction facts within 20
• Ma1/2.2c add and subtract one-digit and two-digit numbers to 20, including 0
• Ma1/2.2d solve one-step problems that involve addition and subtraction, using concrete objects and pictorial representations, and missing number problems such as 7 = ? – 9

Activity 5
Number Array

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma1/2.3a solve one-step problems involving multiplication and division, by calculating the answer using concrete objects, pictorial representations and arrays with the support of the teacher

Activity 6
Comparing Measurements

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma1/3.1a compare, describe and solve practical problems for:
i. lengths and heights
• Ma1/3.1b measure and begin to record the following:
i. lengths and heights

Activity 7
Shape Hunt

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma1/3.2a recognise and name common 2-D and 3-D shapes, including:
i. 2-D shapes

Activity 8
Find A Treasure Stone

Practical Resources:

• Flat stone
• Acrylic paint pens / poster paint

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma1/3.3a describe position, directions and movements, including whole, half, quarter and three-quarter turns