This game will help children understand the concept of adding and subtracting positive and negative numbers.
All resources can be printed and laminated.
Positive and negative number tracks
Hot air balloons
Operation cards (add and subtract)
Sandbag and hot air cards
Positive and negative rules
This is an action plan proforma useful for any subject leader
Check agreed actions of school development plan
Specify actions to be taken, people involved and time frames
The Gattegno Chart is a great resource for mastery of the number system.
A great game is to place a counter on a starting number then ask quick fire questions eg. multiply by 10. The counter is moved to the answer. Children love this game!
Place value frames are an excellent resource for developing mastery of the number system. They can be laminated so children can write on them with dry-wipe pen. Children can write numbers, add, subtract
Laminate the statements. Replace the ‘star’ with the number of children present in the class that day. Choose some of the questions from a box or feely bag. Good for quick revision of maths skills. Children love it.
Simple, easy to read alphabet banner for classroom display.
Upper and lower case in Comic sans font.
Print on cream paper or card. Maybe use a slightly different colour for the vowel letters.
Hang with string.
Whole school times tables challenge suitable from Foundation to year 6.
Bronze, silver, gold, diamond, platinum and double platinum levels.
Individual class record sheets.