Practical maths

Year 3 have been using lots of equipment to help them to learn how column addition works. We even used ourselves!!  

Here we have 4 children who have turned themselves into tens and ones to help us show how we partition numbers before adding them together ready for column addition. 

Once we got this far, we added the ones then the tens and added the whole lot back together again.

Then we had a go at partitioning the numbers at tables