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# Exploring Number Sense with Junior and Senior Infants Learning Path

By PDST

Activities, References and Games which might be useful when exploring Number Sense with Junior and Senior Infants
9 resources in this Learning Path

1

### What is Number Sense?

https://nrich.maths.org/10737 Added: 27 Mar 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Article

This article explores the basic foundations of number sense and outlines relevant research in this area.

1-2 Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Asset type: Document
Language: English
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2

### Maths Station - Cuisenaire Rods 1

Description of Match the Rod maths station involving cuisenaire rods.

in Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

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Mathematics

Strand: Early Maths Activities

Strand unit: Matching

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• match equivalent and non-equivalent sets using one-to-one correspondence

Suggestions for use: Print and display on station as an aid to guide teachers in facilitating this maths station.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
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3

### Maths Station: Cuisenaire Rods 3

Describing how to play the games Two for One with cuisenaire rods as part of a maths station.

in Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

in
Mathematics

Strand: Early Maths Activities

Strand unit: Comparing

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• compare objects according to length, width, height, weight, quantity, thickness or size
• compare sets without counting

Suggestions for use: Print and display on maths station as an aid for team teacher in facilitating the game.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
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4

### Maths Station - Cuisenaire Rods 2

Fill in the Gap Station - Instructions outlining what to do at this station. Suitable for printing and displaying at that able as an aid to teachers co teaching or team teaching.

in Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

in
Mathematics

Strand: Early Maths Activities

Strand unit: Classifying

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• classify objects on the basis of one attribute, such as colour, shape, texture or size
• identify the complement of a set (i.e. elements not in a set)

Suggestions for use: Use as a guide as to how to facilitate an activity using cuisenaire rods as part of a maths station.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
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5

### Subitising Bingo

https://mindfull.wordpress.com/2015...24/find-it-a-subitizing-bingo-game/ Added: 27 Mar 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Game

Printable Bingo Cards

in Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

in
Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Analysis of Number: Numeration

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
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6

### Subitising Regular Domino Patterns 1-6

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZ_Jsy4q-hY Added: 05 Jul 2015 Contributor: Cecelia Gavigan Resource type: Audio / Video

Flashes up regular domino patterns (1-6). Allows time for the children to verbally respond before moving to next image.

in Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

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Mathematics

Strand: Number

Strand unit: Analysis of Number: Combining

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

• subitise (tell at a glance) the number of objects in a set, 1-5

Suggestions for use: To improve number sense and subitising skills

Asset type: Video
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial Share Alike Creative Commons
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7

### Ready Set Go Maths - PDST Maths

http://www.pdst.ie/sites/default/fi...y%20Set%20Go%20Number%20Games_1.pdf Added: 15 Aug 2016 Contributor: Aine Mitchell Resource type: Game / Guide/notes / Tool / Primary Source

Ready Set Go Maths games that are a printable resource for teachers.

in Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

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Mathematics

Strand: Early Maths Activities

Strand unit: Matching

Suggestions for use: Print and prepare materials prior to lesson. Read the number game instructions to help carry out the activities.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
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### Junior Infants - Ready Set Go Maths - Scheme of Work

Ready, Set, Go scheme of work for junior infants from PDST Numeracy. The scheme of work runs between September-June covering a weekly basis with link to strand, unit, assessment and differentiation.

in Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

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Mathematics

Strand: Early Maths Activities

Suggestions for use: A sample teacher scheme of work for the Ready, Set, Go programme.

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Language: English
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### Senior Infants - Ready Set Go Maths - Scheme of Work

Ready, Set, Go scheme of work for junior infants from PDST Numeracy. The scheme of work runs between September-June covering a weekly basis with link to strand, unit, assessment and differentiation.

in Mathematics

#### How it maps to the curriculum

in
Mathematics

Strand: Early Maths Activities

Suggestions for use: A sample teacher scheme of work for the Ready, Set, Go programme.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
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