Level: Year 3 & Year 4
Author: Cassandra Lowry
Helping children learn their addition facts does not need to be a chore. In fact, there are many games and activities that are fun to play that allow children to improve their addition skills.
Regular practise of addition facts can help children build their confidence in maths and help them in other areas, including multiplication, measurement and interpreting data.
List of Resources:
- Bunny Ears
- Yohaku Number Puzzles
- Open Middle Tasks
- Totality (a two player addition game from NRICH)
This activity covers the following Australian Curriculum – Mathematics Content:
- Recall addition facts for single-digit numbers and related subtraction facts to develop increasingly efficient mental strategies for computation (ACMNA055)
- Apply place value to partition, rearrange and regroup numbers to at least tens of thousands to assist calculations and solve problems (ACMNA073)