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There are 6 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to Early years taking away and subtracting, you may find related items under Early years foundation stage.Broad Topics > Early years foundation stage > Early years taking away and subtracting
This task provides children with the opportunity to investigate halving different shapes and check that they have made two halves.
In this game, children will use their addition and subtraction skills to keep track of the number of toys hidden inside a box when toys are added in or taken out.
In the pirate pound shop, children can practise their counting skills by choosing ten items to spend their ten pounds on.
In this activity, the rhyme 'Ten Green Bottles' is used to encourage children to count backwards to work out how many bottles are left.
By making 'paths' out of different materials and discussing these, children will develop their shape and space language in this activity.
When tidying away toys in this activity, children will use their counting skills to check that all the toys are in the box.