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Excel Maths Early Skills

Multiply and Divide

Multiply and Divide is part of the Excel Maths Early Skills series. It is suitable for a 5 – 6 year old student to use in a small group at school or as an individual at home. This 48 page book helps students understand basic multiplication and division. Your students will learn to recognise and draw equal groups of objects, share objects into equal groups and count in groups of 2, 5 and 10. Throughout this series, students learn to recognise numbers all around them and become more confident in using them. There are 48 coloured stickers to use as rewards once students demonstrate their understandings. For example, your students will love to try “Finding groups of 2”, “Making a fair share of 10s” or “Writing the missing numbers”.

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Learning Numbers to 99

Learning Numbers to 99 is part of the Excel Maths Early Skills series. It is suitable for a 5 – 6 year old student to use in a small group at school or as an individual at home. This 48 page book introduces your student to the place value with numbers 10 – 99. Your students will revise numbers 1 – 20, count groups of objects from 10 – 99, write numbers to 99 and focus on groups of 10 and extras to 99. Throughout this series, students learn to recognise numbers all around them and become more confident in using them. There are 48 coloured stickers to use as rewards once students demonstrate their understandings. For example, your students will love to try “Find the matching number”, “Guess and count up to 50” or “Writing numbers before and after”.

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Add and Take Away to 20

Add and Take Away to 20 is part of the Excel Maths Early Skills series. It is suitable for a 5 – 6 year old student to use in a small group at school or as an individual at home. This 48 page book helps your students focus on adding and subtracting to 20. It is most useful for students who have already mastered adding and subtracting up to 10. Your students will revise adding and subtracting to 10, learn to add and subtract numbers to 20 and learn to recognise numbers all around them. All activities are child-centred, fun and easy-to-understand. Student confidence will grow as it all starts to make sense.. There are 48 coloured stickers to use as rewards once students demonstrate their understandings. Your students will love to try “Find the partner to 10”, “Adding missing numbers to 15” or “Taking missing numbers away from 20”.

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Learning Numbers to 20

Learning Numbers to 20 is part of the Excel Maths Early Skills series. It is suitable for a 5 – 6 year old student to use in a small group at school or as an individual at home. This 48 page book introduces your student to the place value with numbers 11 – 20. Through carefully sequenced activities, your students will revise counting and using numbers to 9, learn how to make groups of 10 plus extras and match correct numerals to groups of objects up to 20. There are 48 coloured stickers to use as rewards once students demonstrate their understandings. Throughout this series, students learn to recognise numbers all around them and become more confident in using them.For example, your students will love to try “Writing missing numbers from 1 – 10”, “Making groups of 10 and 4 extras” or “Guessing and counting to 18”.

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Second Shapes and Measurement

Second Shapes and Measurement is part of the Excel Maths Early Skills series. It is most suitable for a 4 – 5 year old student to use at home. However you can also use it for Early Stage 1 students who have not yet demonstrated understanding of shape and measurement. Through carefully sequenced activities, this 48 page will further your students knowledge of a range of different shapes and ways to measure them. They will compare 2 or more objects by different features, draw a range of different objects, draw positions (e.g. on top, in, under), put events into order and find paths through mazes. There are 48 coloured stickers to use as rewards once students demonstrate their understandings. Laying this foundation will help students become more enthusiastic and competent young mathematicians.  For example, your students will love to try “Drawing one smaller”, “Drawing triangles” or “Finding cones”.

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Add and Take Away to 10

Add and Take Away to 10 is part of the Excel Maths Early Skills series. It is suitable for a 4 – 5 year old student to use in a small group at school or as an individual at home. This 48 page book helps your students focus on adding and subtracting to 10. It is most useful for students who have already mastered counting up to 10 and recognising and writing numbers 1 – 10. Your students will revise counting and writing numbers 1 – 10 and add and subtract objects up to a total of 20. All activities are child-centred, fun and easy-to-understand. Student confidence will grow as it all starts to make sense.. There are 48 coloured stickers to use as rewards once students demonstrate their understandings. Your students will love to try “Adding 2 more”, “Taking 3 away” or “Making groups of 8”.

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Learning Numbers to 10

Learning Numbers to 10 is part of the Excel Maths Early Skills series. It is suitable for a 4 – 5 year old student to use in a small group at school or as an individual at home. This 48 page book introduces your student to the numbers 6 – 10. Through carefully sequenced activities, your students will revise numbers 1 to 5, identify and draw patterns and groups of numbers to 10 and learn to write the numbers 6 to 10. There are 48 coloured stickers to use as rewards once students demonstrate their understandings. Throughout this series, students learn to recognise numbers all around them and become more confident in using them. For example, your students will love to try “Drawing groups of 7”, “Writing the number 9” or “Join the matching sets”.

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First Shapes and Measurement

First Shapes and Measurement is the third book in the Excel Maths Early Skills series. It is most suitable for a 3 – 4 year old student to use at home. However you can also use it for Early Stage 1 students who have not yet demonstrated understanding of shape and measurement. Through carefully sequenced activities, this 48 page introduces your students to a range of different shapes and ways to measure them. They will compare 2 or more objects by size, shape or position and learn to recognise 2- and 3-dimensional objects.  There are 48 coloured stickers to use as rewards once students demonstrate their understandings. Laying this foundation will help students become more enthusiastic and competent young mathematicians.  For example, your students will love to try “Feeling surfaces”, “Finding one heavier” or “Finding your way”.

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Learning Numbers to 5

Learning Numbers to 5 is part of the Excel Maths Early Skills series. It is most suitable for a 3 – 4 year old student to use at home. However you can also use it for Early Stage 1 students who have not yet demonstrated understanding of numbers 1 – 5. This 48 page book introduces your students to the numbers 1 – 5. Through carefully sequenced activities, your students will count from 1 to 5, sort things into groups, draw sets of 1 to 5 objects, match and write numbers to 5. There are 48 coloured stickers to use as rewards once students demonstrate their understandings. Laying this foundation will help students become more enthusiastic and competent young mathematicians.  For example, your students will love to try “Making patterns of 3”, “Colouring by numbers” or “Drawing matching objects”.

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Patterns, Sorting and Matching

Patterns, Sorting and Matching is the first book in the Excel Maths Early Skills series. It is most suitable for a 3 – 4 year old student to use at home. However you can also use it for Early Stage 1 students who have not yet demonstrated understanding of simple patterns and sorting. Through carefully sequenced activities, this 48 page book prepares your students for seeing patterns, sorting into groups and matching up items.  These skills are very important for your students to develop the ability to count and work with numbers later on. There are 48 coloured stickers to use as rewards once students demonstrate their understandings. Laying this foundation will help students become more enthusiastic and competent young mathematicians.  For example, your students will love to try “Copying patterns”, “Matching pictures” or “Drawing the missing parts”.

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