Tag: counting

Counting in 10s and subtracting 10

The year 3.1 students had a blast counting in tens and learning how to subtract 10 from a 2-digit number. They learned how to do these by means of a story, hands-on activities involving manipulatives like interlocking cubes, games and it was even integrated with physical education. Submitted by Ms Sharon Calleja, Class Teacher

Counting through play…

The kindergarten students of Ms Janice Vella having been learning about numbers and their value during numeracy lessons held at school. The students were given tins and students had to place the correct number of items according to the number. They also had to recognise the numbers.

Adding 10, 20, 30 and 40

Whilst learning about adding 10 and other multiples of 10 the year 3.2 students were visited by Incy Wincy spider. He showed them how to add 10 by jumping along on the number grid. He also showed the students how to add 20, 30 and 40 by using the number grid as well as other […]

Counting Money

During a Mathematics lesson students were divided in groups. Each group was given a handout and some coins.  Students had to use coins to make the amounts written on the Interactive Whiteboard (IWB).  After, each group told the class what coins they used to make the given amounts. These were then written on the IWB.  Students realized that even […]

Counting in 3s, 4s and 5s

In class the students were learning how to count in 3s, 4s and 5s. They started learning the x3, x4 and x5 tables as well as counting on in 3s, 4s and 5s from any given number. In one of the activities we carried out in class, the children were given a flashcard of a […]

Counting in 2s and 5s

The Yr 2.2. students of Ms Stephanie had a very interesting Maths lesson. Children explored various ways of counting in 2s and 5s. Such learning sessions are very important as they prepare the foundations for manipulating numbers when learning tables. During one of the activities the students made their own hand prints, using paint, and […]

Counting and exploring Flat Shapes

The Yr 1.1 students of Ms Louise have been exploring counting objects or dots. Apart from counting the students worked in groups to match the number of dots to the correct number. During another activity the students explored flat shapes, whilst using the Bee-Bot. Using a Bee-Bot enhances direction and counting skills as well.

Transport… Aeroplanes… Counting is fun!

Seldom are the moments when I can really appreciate what goes on at school in our classrooms. Today I had the opportunity to visit Ms Joanne and her students of K1.3 during their morning routine. The first thing that captured my attention was the way the students gathered round their KGA to sing their morning […]