Games, Ideas & Activities for Early Years Mathematics

By Alice Hansen
April 2012
Pearson Education
ISBN: 9781408284841
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
316 pages
$32.50 Paper Original

Designed with busy teachers in mind, the Classroom Gems series draws together an extensive selection of practical, tried-and-tested, off-the-shelf ideas, games and activities, guaranteed to transform any lesson or classroom in an instant.

Easily navigable, allowing you to choose the right activity quickly and easily, these invaluable resources are guaranteed to save you time and are a must-have tool to plan, prepare and deliver first-rate lessons.

Games, Ideas and Activities for Early Years Maths provides a wealth of activities to supplement and support the teaching of maths in a fun and appealing way. Designed to enable practitioners to effectively support children’s mathematical development across the EYFS, this is the resource that will bring maths to life in any early years setting.

Alice Hansen provides easy-to-access and implement mathematical ideas that practitioners and teachers can use straight away, through topics that are commonly used in early years settings and classrooms.



Chapter 1 – Dressing Up

Chapter 2 – Games

Chapter 3 – All About Me

Chapter 4 – Houses and Homes

Chapter 5 – Teddy Bears’s Picnic

Chapter 6 – Shoe Shop

Chapter 7 – Songs and Chants

Chapter 8 – Walks

Chapter 9 – The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Chapter 10 – Pirates

Chapter 11 – Big and Small

Chapter 12 – Jack and the Beanstalk

Chapter 13 – Oh, We Do Like to be Beside the Seaside

Chapter 14 – Space

Chapter 15 – Towers

Chapter 16 – The Café

Chapter 17 – Numbers

Chapter 18 – Making Music

Chapter 19 – Weather

Chapter 20 – Painting

Chapter 21 – The Farm

Chapter 22 – Parties

Chapter 23 – The Bakery

Chapter 24 – Moving and Travelling

Chapter 25 – Same and Different

Chapter 26 – We’re Going on a Bear Hunt


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