# Maths area

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Cool shape center Idea use blocks and masking tape to makes shapes on the floor

Number / dot match - keys and locks.

Non standard measure activity

I ❤️ Numicon. The tactile and visual element it adds to number is fantastic. At the moment in Reception we are really just at the exploration stage, so I've but putting the numicon out with the pai.

JPEG image - More maths resources to help understanding of number . In the other year 3 classroom they had a maths resource shelf quite like this where the resources were named with pictures to help all children clearly see where each resource is.

Link to fireworks in maths!

Foundation Stage Two: The Number Hunt homework

Cute idea for measurement common core- do a few times a year. Read Big Dog, Little dog, and then measure each child to see how tall they are. Make a chart for display, and leave out the measuring tape for a few days!

Number Matching- free the superhero by matching the numbered keys to their locks

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.

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Numicon in Playdough links fine motor skills with the familiarisation of Numicon shapes

Using wheat hoops to fill in the Numicon spaces- helps support understanding of conservation of number. (Please be aware may cause an allergic reaction for those with nut allergies)

“From an idea I'm sure I saw somewhere on here, but can't remember where, our Numicon Padlocks

JPEG image - More maths resources to help understanding of number . In the other year 3 classroom they had a maths resource shelf quite like this where the resources were named with pictures to help all children clearly see where each resource is.

Tough spot number practice with wet cotton wool buds:) You could use this to practice number recognition and also number bonds. Find OR find 4 + 4

Using manipulatives (build )

snakes and ladders DIY board game

Numicon number display

Early Years ideas from Tishylishy.

Maths challenge finger gym More