Below are a few examples of what your children will learn this week in Maths. Counting games and songs should be repeated everyday. See can you spot some of my friends helping out?
Multi- sensory writing of numbers 0-5 Using flour, sugar, shaving foam draw your numbers Check out Thump and all his numbers Good job Thump!
Thump wanted to work on his number 5’s . Oh no Thump what a mess! Good number 5’s though Thump. Looks like a lot of fun!
Thump wanted to make the number 4 using fruit Let's see did he do a good job! He used a pattern of oranges and apples can you spot where he made a mistake in his pattern??? Great number 4 though Thump well done.
This week Thump wanted to get messy and he used Charlie's playdough to make the number 3. Great work Thump!
The secret number game Can you guess the number?
Ordering numbers 0-5 Identifying the first and last numbers
Counting 0-10 and counting with missing numbers Check out Thumps new way of counting he is very good at jumping!!! This week Thump will be showing us what a great rabbit he is and how he can jump on our Numberline. See can you create you own numberline at home on the floor (outside with chalk or just use paper) either way its all fun.
Number work Last week Thump looked at the number 5, this week he is looking at the number 4 see can you help him count all the ways to make 5 and 4...... he left out a few!! Also he has been caught singing again he is such a silly rabbit!
Number Games Thump has a great game to match numbers with pictures. You can make this game at home and have loads of fun.
Thump is looking at sets to see can he match the right number to the right set.
Practising more adding skills. See can you answer the questions Thump has ready! Thump has been caught singing he is such a silly rabbit!!!
This week Thump is using the skill of adding one more. See how he gets on
This week try out our Maths trail, instead of the classoom try seeing what is around your house.
Time discuss with your child about day and night. Use the pictures below to discuss what activities happen in the daytime and what happens at nighttime. Use words like day, night, evening, morning.
Check out the video below to see if Thump can identify the shapes that we have made out of Play dough Can you use our shapes to make Shape monsters?. See can you make a shape picture like below. Send me on your scary Shape monsters.
Money We are gonna look at money this week. Let’s look at the coins 1c, 2c, 5c coins. Even though we don’t use the 1c and 2c coins anymore it’s important for breaking up the 5c and counting within 5. Play shop with your child with price tags and use coins to pay for it and get back change. The Maths language we want is Buy, sell, spend, coins, cents and How much?
Make coin rubbings by placing paper over the coins and colouring using crayons make money boxes with 1 cent, 2 cent and 5 cent on them and let the children sort the coins into the right box.
This week Charlie and Thump are using play dough that they made from scratch to create an awesome bug parade. Check out the video to see if you can hear any frog Singing?. Thump is one crazy rabbit!
This week Thump is making patterns using the play dough we made earlier. See can you make patterns We would love a picture of the patterns you made.
Data We are going to look at our favourite farm animals, see can you make a pictogram with your family
we are going to look at a pictogram that was made in my house and see can you help Thump figure out which is the favourite and least favourite food in our house. Last week we created a pictogram See how Thump creates his by asking questions to find out which is the most popular fruit in our house and which fruit is the least popular. Try this activity in your house.
Linked to Aistear This week we will be reading the story of the very hungry caterpillar by Eric Carle. This will give us a great opportunity to put the days of the week into the correct order. See can you do as well as Thump in the video below. What is your favourite day of the week?
Comparing heights using the words tall, taller, tallest, short, shorter, shortest Line up your teddies see who is the tallest and who is the shortest! Who is taller Moto- moto or Thump? Check out this fun activity you can do with your teddies
Capacity See can you figure out with Thump how much each container can hold! Try these games yourselves at home it’s a lot of fun.
Try this counting song use your fingers as you sing