Early on in our planning we were aware that there was something interesting and exciting about seeing 100 of something. We have experimented with a range of props begged and borrowed from the MakeBelieve Arts prop store which has seen our group counting everything from 100 grains of rice to 100 mega blocks. We are now working with a life-size number square, made from circular table mats which goes from 1 to 100 which is large enough for the children to walk on and create mathematical pathways, explore sequences and play with addition and subtraction in a kinaesthetic way.
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This blog is telling the story of our 2 yearlong SHINE a light on mathematics programme with pupils from Year 3 and 4 at Beecroft Garden Primary School, Lewisham.
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