From cardinal counting and conservation of number, to ordinal number sequencing. You'll find everything you need for the foundation of Numeracy right here.
Lovely simple printable sheet with all the months, each with their own decorative animal and a whole-year sheet. From the Mrs Pancake site.
What a great resource, explore the depths of an aquarium, great for counting fish etc.., colours imaginative play, poetry, animals, you name it, creative teachers will be in their sea-crazed element.
3 activities include - make a shape picture, find shapes in a picture and images of a square, rectangle, circle and triangle.
We like this simple pattern making game from Crick. Copy the pattern which you are given.
Create wonderful patterns and encourage the children to guess what they will see next. Uses shapes and colours.
A simple drag and drop activity teaching big, medium and small, which could be teacher led. Nice and open ended.
Click on the bubbles and they burst. Be creative - you can use this so flexibly. eg Can you burst 3 bubbles? Can you burst 1 more than 4 bubbles? etc.... Wonderful. Also great for hand-eye coordination.
Super resource or encouraging matching and pattern making.
Colour the super hero by using knowledge of numbers. Words are matched to numerals.
Compare longest to shortest etc.. with this simple activity. Great.
You are asked to catch a number of fish. Use the net and gather them up. A great resource to support counting.
Count the objects to 5 and 6. There's also a super order the numbers activity. Super for Foundation.
Match 3 apples to the number 3 and so on. Simple number based activity.
We love this game. Count the bobbing barrels in the sea and type in the number. A super resource that would suit older learners as well as foundation.
A wonderful Kent education resource which develops counting and discussion about numbers. Great for sharing and division too. Please save the zipped folder to your desktop. Windows XP will allow you to open the folder by double clicking on it.
We couldn't quite believe this either! Simply locate a picture on the internet and create a super dot to dot. Great for counting, also for fine motor skills. This does take time to set up, so please give yourself plenty of time to look through the resource.
We reckon the snakes and ladders game, dino puzzle and car control game will get a big thumbs up in your classroom.
Burst them and sing along - great for counting.
Sing along and enjoy counting the ducks - a wonderful activity for foundation stage.
Following spoken instructions as "Click on the bumper car that is the same as Mr Bump's car". A basic matching activity really!
You are shown a picture - click on how many items you can see. You are given the option of a variety of answers to click on. A great counting resource.
The dots need to be joined but who will be able to count to 29! Great for counting and fine motor skills.
Create wonderful shapes and displays - change the size, shape and colour. Mesmerising.
We couldn't resist this lovely open ended game. Drag shapes onto the wall and create a pattern. Great for Foundation.
Collect objects to match numbers 1-5 or 6-10. A great number work activity.
Concentrate hard to match the pictures which have very subtle differences! Ideal for shape recognition and observation skills.
Drag the correct shapes onto the picture and then make it move. Super resource.
Lots of lovely printables to help with numeracy work in the Foundation stage.
Drag the pictures to match the fruit. A great resource to stimulate discussion on fruit, food, colours and numbers.
This is a useful teacher tool to introduce the idea of measure and weighing.
A simple game where you are given 1,2,3,*,5 and you pick the missing number from a number of options.
Simple Mr Man memory match. Perfect for the whiteboard.
Help the frog across the river by jumping to the next number in the sequence.
Duck shoot encourages the children to count along the number line (numbers are missing to encourage counting to ten) and click on the given number to win.
Children shown a numeral - they must click on a list of numerals to match these together. Simple number recognition game.
Drag the numbers to the correct spots on the clock. A simple activity which displays the time (according to the computer you are using).
What a lovely site. Simple, useful, fun. Great for Foundation stage.
Order from 1-5, even numbers to 10, odd numbers to 10 and a selection of numbers to 20.
Can you order the following? Days of the Week, Alphabetical Animals, Numbers, Little and Large and Names.
Even more puzzles to enjoy! Includes a pig, minibeast, rainbow, Christmas holly leaf, holiday ball, moon, flower and clown!
A range of puzzles which will encourage discussions about colour and shape.
A beautiful activity. Click on the number and a group of objects appear for you to count. All teacher led. Super.
A great shape based activity. Create the given picture by resizing, orientating, changing the colour of given shapes. Can also be used for free expression.
There is a host of activities to encourage shape vocabulary and exploration on this Priory woods school site.
Click on the boxes to make a simple graph. The axis can be changed to suit your requirements. Great for the teacher to use as a demonstration.
Ideal for foundation stage. The numbers are presented as spots on the back of ladybirds. Set out in a formal linear style.
Match up the socks. What a job - but someone's got to do it!
Take sheep from one pen to another - a great visual subtraction activity. The first game starts with 12-6.
Includes digits 1-5, 1-10 and 1-15. Also the same categories with words. Share out the sweets ie give teddy 4 sweets from the jar.
A delightful sequencing activity. Sequence the pictures for dressing up, Christmas morning, Easter egg sizes, making a snowman, going to school.
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