# Reception/Year 1 Maths Games

Try the first of our fun, freeĀ maths games.

Hangman – A different set of five mathematical words every day.

The target is to complete all 5 in the shortest time possible. Further chances for all those who are hanged. Can you beat your own fastest time? I bet you get a better time second go around. Away you go!!!

COUNTING GAMES

**COUNTING UP TO 5**

Counting cows: counting up to 5

A great way to practice counting up to 5 for our very youngest bloggers.

Great fun and watch out for those mooing cows – they get everywhere!

Counting goats: counting up to 5

Bo Peep has lost her sheep and now she has some goats. More counting. This time its goats rather than sheep.

Did you know that goats are great banjo players!

Counting monkeys: counting up to 5

Now, why not try and find those noisy monkeys?

They could be swinging from anywhere.

Counting mice: counting up to 5

The mice are escaping with the cheese? How many can you see?

The final maths game (for the moment) in our series of counting up to 5.

**COUNTING UP TO 10**

Counting fish: counting up to 10

Watch out for those shy little fish! They

don’t want to be caught!

Counting planes: counting up to 10

Ted’s counting aeroplanes in the sky.

Can you help him see them all?

Counting footballs: counting up to 10

Ted’s loves football. He is going to go and watch his favourite team.

How many footballs can you count?

Counting tomatoes: counting up to 10

Tommy Tomato is watching his friends ripen in the sunshine.

Can you help him count them all?

**COUNTING ON IN ONES**

Counting on in ones: ice creams!

Help Teddy get the ice lolly he really wants.

Counting up in ones with small numbers up to 10.

Ted’s got himself a scooter and he fancies doing

some daring tricks over a lorry!

**COUNTING BACK IN ONES**

Counting back in ones: Teddies

The sun’s shining and it’s hot. Teddy’s gasping for a drink.

Can you help him finish his counting back?

Counting back in ones: Rockets

The world is spinnning round and the rockets are counting down – with a little help from you!

Continue the sequences by counting down in ones and see

the rockets fly away.

**COUNTING TWO LOTS OF THINGS**

Counting two lots of things up to 5 (cows and goats)

Farmer Giles has bought some goats to go with his cows.

Can you help him count the goats and cows?

Counting two lots of things (monkeys and gorillas)

Another great little game for counting two lots of things, up to 5.

Matilda’s looking for all the monkeys and gorillas in the forest.

Can you help her count them?

Counting two lots of things (green and orange dinosaurs)

Great practice at counting up to 10.

The baby dinosaurs are all out playing in the desert.

Can you help count them all?

Counting two lots of things (planes and helicopters)

Ted’s out looking for planes and helicoters in the sky near heathrow airport.

How many can he see altogether?

**ORDERING NUMBERS
**

Ordering numbers up to 10: clowns

The first in our series of ordering numbers up to 10.

The clowns are trying to sort their balls into order. Help by dragging the numbers on to the yellow balls, in order, starting with the lowest from left to right.

**HARDER COUNTING
**

**COUNTING ON IN TWOS**

Help launch the rockets into space.

Continue the sequence of numbers as they go up in twos.

Counting on in twos: caterpillars!

Colin Caterpillar and his chums love eating apples two at a time.

Can you help him count up in twos?

**COUNTING BACK IN TWOS**

Can you help Happy Henry to reach for the sky by counting down in twos?

Make sure that you can count up in twos before trying this!

Great for counting back in twos.

Coins are falling off the money tree, two at a time. help

Chris Coin to count down in twos.

**COUNTING BY COLOURING**

Help Ted colour his white balloons.

Click on the balloons to change the colours.

One click for red, two for blue, three for gold.

Help Jim colour in the stars he has got for good work.

Click on the stars to change the colours.

One click for red, two for blue, three for gold.

Brighten up the ocean! it’s now time to explore the underwater world and colour ten fish.

Click on the fish to change the colours.

One click for red, two for blue, three for gold.

**ADDITION**

Baby dragon is learning to breathe fire by adding two to numbers. Can you help him practice?

**CROSS NUMBERS FOR OLDER CHILDREN
**

Numbers instead of words: 2-digit addition.

2-digit subtraction.

2x, 5x and 10x tables

## 8 Responses

those games ar ok but could you make some for older children

Hi Lili

I’m afraid we have no games for older children. The best maths activities are the MathSphere Calculations games, but you have to pay for a CD.

All good maths games.

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