I have a few children who don't know their number bonds to This is such a crucial skill for more advanced mathematical strategies - think I will be using this idea!

Numicon number bonds to 10

Numicon number bonds to 10

Numicon number match. Idea taken from Pinterest

Use in sand area (can you find 2 pieces of numicon that make 10 - laminated card) individual challenge cards on continuous provision

At NL we hid the foil wrapped numicon in the sand pit. Children used metal detectors to 'treasure hunt' for the numicon. Also foil wrapped matching numeral cards.

Numicon and data handling. Basic block graphs using Numicon and real objects.

Explore number with conkers and Numicon. This could be particularly motivating for boys.

Build a cityscape with a given value or criteria.

Pattern making with Numicon

My team made a large Numicon board for outside. The children often match the large Numicon to this. Here they were adding large coins to the holes.

Numicon being used to teach non standard measurement alongside counting in and extending to problem solve when all the 'tens' have been used. Using and applying number skills to a practical task.

Key Stage 1 provision Year 1 This bus game was set out for parents morning this week. The chn had to think of various ways to pay the bus fare and use the numicon as a support tool.