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Why do this
is a fun context in which to practise counting and
addition. It would also be a good opportunity for children to
invent their own ways of recording their work.
What could you try first?
How many legs are there altogether?
How many more do you need to make $22$?
How many fewer do you need to make $22$?
offers a great extension to this problem. It allows
learners to be more creative and there are multiple