Mental Maths to try every day

Choose the colour that suits you! The activities are the same with different numbers. And remember it is mental maths so there is no need for pen and paper!

 

Monday

Counting forwards: Start at 6 and count up to 15

Name the number that comes after: 11, 17, 19, 23

 

Counting forwards: Start at 28 and count up to 37

Name the number that comes after: 34, 46, 59, 25

 

Counting forwards: start at 85 and count up to 104

Name the number that comes after: 40, 79, 100, 69

 

Tuesday

Counting forwards: Start at 11 and count up to 20

Name the number that comes after: 12, 15, 20, 29

 

Counting forwards: Start at 26 and count up to 35

Name the number that comes after: 11, 19, 29, 33

 

Counting forwards: start at 91 and count up to 120

Name the number that comes after: 59, 64, 99, 110

 

 

Wednesday

Counting backwards: start at 10 and count back to 0

Name the number that comes before: 4, 7, 9, 6

 

Counting backwards: start at 20 and count back to 8

Name the number that comes before: 11, 13, 16, 20

 

Counting backwards: Start at 63 and count back to 57

Name the number that comes before: 50, 41, 39, 28

 

Thursday

Counting backwards: Start at 14 and count back to 5

Name the number that comes before: 10, 8, 12, 11,

 

Counting backwards: start at 30 and count back to 21

Name the number that comes before 15, 18, 21, 33,

 

Counting backwards: Start at 83 and count back to 74

Name the number the comes before: 48, 51, 70, 81

 

Friday

Skip counting: Count in 2s from 2 to 20

Can you do the same backwards?

 

Skip counting: Count in 10s from 10 to 100

Can you do the same backwards?

 

Skip counting: Count in 5s from 5 to 50

Can you do the same backwards?