Use this Spin Solve and Write Maths Activity to help children with their number fluency and familiarity skills when figuring out one more and one less. Perfect as a morning activity or out in your provision area.
How to prepare:
Step 1: Print off the Spin, Solve & Write game (better on card or laminated).
Step 2: Cut out arrows separate and attach using a split pin to the two wheels.
Step 3: Model how to play the game.
How to play:
– Spin the number wheel and say the number you land on.
– Spin the 1 less 1 more wheel and work out using a number line what number is either 1 more or 1 less of the number you landed on in the first spin.i.e. if you landed on 5 and +1 your number would be 6.
– Use multilink/cubes/counters to make the sum.
– Write the sum and add the correct symbol (+ or -).
National curriculum links