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.

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!

The 100 square challenge! Can you use your knowledge of numbers, patterns and place value to reassemble the 100 square? How about trying it against the timer? Can you even complete more than one square before the time runs out?