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# Maths

Ages45

CONTENTS
At home Making pairs People at work Odd one out Whats missing? Fitting shapes Matching pairs One, two, three Four, five, six All about shapes Counting Seven and eight Nine and ten Colour by number Answers 3 4 5 7 8 9 10 11 13 15 16 17 19 21 23

AT HOME
Where does each thing belong? Connect each object to the correct room

## Note: Sorting is an important part of mathematics

MAKING PAIRS
Draw a line to connect the objects that go together to make pairs

## Note: This activity gives practice with sorting and matching.

PEOPLE AT WORK
Connect each person to the object that he or she uses. Can you name these people?

Note: Working out which things belong together is an important mathematical skill.

## ODD ONE OUT

Put an x over the different one in each row

Note: This activity helps children concentrate when looking for something that is not quite right.

WHATS MISSING?
Look carefully at the picture. Five things are missing. Can you draw in the missing parts?

Note: Finding out what is missing is an early foundation skill for mathematics.

FITTING SHAPES
Connect each shape to its shadow

## Note: Recognizing simple shapes is an important part of mathematics

MATCHING PAIRS
Connect each lid to the correct box. Colour the box lids

Note: This activity helps children recognize the properties of simple shapes and patterns.

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## ONE, TWO, THREE

Trace the numbers

Count the objects and write the correct number in the box

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## Write how many ladybugs are on each leaf

Trace the numbers. Draw the correct number of crayons in each pot

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## FOUR, FIVE, SIX

Trace the numbers

Count the objects and write the correct number in the box

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## Write how many stars are in the sky

Trace the numbers. Draw the correct number of spots on each frog

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Colour the shapes

## Count how many of each shapes are in the rocket

Colour the 3-sided shapes red Colour the 4-sided shapes yellow

## Note: Recognizing shapes by the number of their shapes is an important skill

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COUNTING
Find each animal and count how many are in the picture. Write the correct number in each box

Note: Children often find it difficult to count objects that are not arranged in tidy rows.

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## SEVEN AND EIGHT

Trace the numbers

## Draw stripes on the flags to match the numbers

Note: Counting and writing numbers accurately are important mathematical skills.

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Each flag has 7 stars. How many stars are on each side of the flag?

Each knight has 8 hears on this shield. How many hearts are on each side of the shield?

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## NINE AND TEN

Trace the numbers

Draw the missing leaves on each flower. Write the missing numbers.

Note: Counting and writing numbers accurately are important mathematical skills.

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## How many flowers are on each plant?

Find a way through the maze to join 10 to the right bunch of grapes

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COLOUR BY NUMBER
Colour 6 ducks Colour 7 kites

Note: Children need to learn to follow instructions and not colour everything that is white.
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Colour 8 balls

Colour 9 flowers

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Page 3 Page 8 Missing parts: middle part of slide, seat of swing, ear on dog, handle on wheelbarrow, wheel on bicycle. Page 9

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1-e, 2-d, 3-b, 4-c, 5-a Page 10 1-b, 2-a, 3-d, 4-c, 5-f, 6-e Page 11 1 teddy bear, 3 robots, 1 jack-in-a-box, 3 dolls, 2 trains, 2 ducks. Page 12 From left to right: 3 ladybugs, 2 ladybugs, 3 ladybugs, 1 ladybug. Page 13 5 balls, 6 paintbrushes, 4 cars, 4 nets, 5

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firefighter, window cleaner, gardener, cook, pop star, tennis player, police officer, ballet dancer. Page 7

marbles, 6 roller skates. Page 14 From left to right: 5 stars, 6 stars, 4 stars, 5 stars. Page 15

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Page 16 1 horse, 2 cows, 5 ducks, 3 sheep, 4 pigs. Page 18 Flags: 4+3, 5+2; shields: 5+3, 6+2 Page 19 4 and 5, 6 and 4, 2 and 8 Page 20 10 yellow flowers, 9 blue flowers, 9 pink flowers, 10 orange flowers.

1 horse,, 2 cows

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