Digital Download - Maths Activity Cards - Year 1 Number

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Embark on a Numerical Adventure!

Dive into the world of numbers with the Year 1 Number Maths Activity Cards – meticulously crafted to empower your child to meet age-related expectations for Number in the Mathematics program of study National Curriculum. The Year 1 Number Maths Activity Cards make this educational journey both enriching and exciting!

Key Features:

  • Comprehensive Numerical Mastery: Delve into number skills with activities tailored to develop an understanding of place value up to 100, number facts to 20, multiplication and division calculations using two, five, and ten, and fraction problems involving halves and quarters. These skills are the stepping stones to future maths success.
  • Simple Setup, Meaningful Engagement: Effortlessly set up each number game for a meaningful and engaging learning experience, ensuring that both you and your child find joy in the process. With over 40 activities, these cards provide a treasure trove of opportunities for a passionate exploration of maths.
  • Everyday Items for Effortless Learning: Experience the convenience of activities designed to use items already available in your home. Click here to explore the full list of equipment for this pack, transforming your everyday surroundings into a dynamic maths learning environment.
  • Perfect for Children in Year 1 and Key Stage 1: Tailored to the developmental needs of children aged five to six in Year 1 and Key Stage 1, these cards provide a comprehensive and age-appropriate approach to numerical exploration that support the National Curriculum.
  • Created by Teachers, Perfect for Parents: Created by experienced teachers, parents benefit from the wealth of pedagogical insight and instructional finesse embedded in every card.

Embark on a numerical adventure where learning is not just educational but a thrilling exploration of mathematical possibilities!

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  • Develops a deep understanding of number
  • Promotes enjoyment and passion for maths
  • Provides fun, multi-sensory maths activity ideas

Pack Information:

The Year 1 Number Maths Activity cards explore counting in 2s, 5s, and 10s, number facts to 20, missing number problems, and basic multiplication and division calculations.

The Year 1 Number Maths Activity Cards include 22 A6 cards:

  • One double-sided information card
  • 21 maths activity cards

Each activity card features:

  • A main Go activity
  • An extension Grow activity
  • A  Grab list of required items
  • A top tip
  • A colour photograph of the activity

Perfect for busy parents

You want to support your child with learning to read and write, but time is short! That is where Play Makes Sense comes in. Each of our activities take less than five minutes to set up and will provide your child with a meaningful and engaging activty.

Create a love of learning

Helping your child to develop a love of learning will set them up for success. Each Play Makes Sense activity teaches new skills through play and will help to instill a passion for learning in your child.