We began by looking for patterns in numbers. We skip counted in 2’s, 5s, 10s, 3’s and 4’s starting from 0.

  • What do we notice?
  • How might we use what we know about skip counting, in other situations?


What do we have a lot of in the classroom? Come up with a way to count your whole collection. You will have to be organised and think about how you can keep track. You might need to create sets or use containers.

  • Once you know how many in your set, take a of it.
  • Use the tool and explain your strategy in your Maths Journal.
  • Complete Page 2 on the activity template.
  • Use the tool to show how you worked out the total and prove that your answer is right.


Sorting, documenting and explaining our strategies! 

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