Numicon and water beads as manipulatives

At NL we hid the foil wrapped numicon in the sand pit. Children used metal detectors to 'treasure hunt' for the numicon. Also foil wrapped matching numeral cards.

A fun way to explore with numicon. Children can work out adding and taking away with numicon for a prompt.

Build a cityscape with a given value or criteria.

Laminated numicon, with adult made hole. Then used with tap a shape stuff

I love it when a project crosses curriculum boundaries, and connects the dots among different areas of study -- say, Soc.

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Making numbers with Numicon

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Numicon in Playdough links fine motor skills with the familiarisation of Numicon shapes

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“From an idea I'm sure I saw somewhere on here, but can't remember where, our Numicon Padlocks

I ❤️ Numicon. The tactile and visual element it adds to number is fantastic. At the moment in Reception we are really just at the exploration stage, so I've but putting the numicon out with the pai.

Money problem solving - making Finding different ways. Use real coins rather than plastic ones so that the pupil can generalise the skills into real life situations.

Numicon baking, simple way to engage children in maths in a fun way

Using numicon to understand the missing numbers in part/part/whole concept -

Numicon and water beads as manipulatives

Numicon number match. Idea taken from Pinterest

Use aqua beads with numicon shapes. Fish out a shape, then fill it in with beads, counting out loud!

Number bonds to 10 challenge. My children love numicon!

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