This EYFS to Year 6 Christmas Roll and Draw Game been designed around teaching children a range of activities linked to the festive period.
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Development Matters Statement Links:
3 and 4 year olds
(M-1) Develop fast recognition of up to 3 objects, without having to count them individually (‘subitising’).
(M-2) Recite numbers past 5.
(M-3) Say one number for each item in order: 1,2,3,4,5.
Children in Reception
(M-21) Count objects, actions and sounds.
(M-23) Link the number symbol (numeral) with its cardinal number value.
National Curriculum Objectives:
Mathematics Year 1: (1C2a) Add and subtract one-digit and two-digit numbers to 20, including zero
Mathematics Year 2: (2C2a) Add and subtract numbers mentally, including: adding three one-digit numbers
Mathematics Year 3: (3C6) Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables
Mathematics Year 4: (4C6a) Recall multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 × 12
Mathematics Year 5: (5C8a) Solve problems involving multiplication and division including using their knowledge of factors and multiples, squares and cubes
About this Resource
Children to roll one, two or three dice and count the number rolled. Children to either count and add, multiply, cube or square the number rolled (dependent on year group, see top instructions). Children to use the key to find the number and identify which element of the picture to draw. If their number is not on the key, children should roll again. If a child gets the same number more than once, they should be encouraged to draw the same element multiple times. Repeat throws until the picture is complete.
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