Reception Maths worksheets by School Year
Turn all the cards face down. Each player takes a card and tries to find its number or picture match. If they do they keep the cards; if they don’t they place them back in the same place. The winner is the player with all the cards at the end.
Farmer Tom has lost count of all his animals! Can you help him find how many of each animal he has? Match the animals with the correct number!
This number snake has lost all his colours, can you help? Which number isn't coloured in?
Shuffle the cards and play Snap! Place a card face-up on the table. Then take turns to form a face-up pile of cards next to it. When the number on one pile matches the picture on the other, that’s SNAP! The player who says “snap” first keeps the cards. Keep playing until one player has all the cards – they win!
Cut this sheet so that you, the parent, have the questions and your child has the blank answer sheet. Read the questions and ask your child to write the answers down. When they’ve finished, check their answers and discuss any numbers they got stuck on.
Ask your mum or dad to play some real dice games with you, then match up these dice numbers and digits. Now throw a real dice12 times. Record all the numbers here. Can you draw the dice numbers and write the digits?
Cut out these coins then stick them in order, from smallest to largest. Circle in blue the toy that costs the most. Which coins would you use to pay for it? Circle in red the toy that costs the least. Which coins would you use to pay for it?
Can you match the calculation on the left to the number on the right? Use your fingers to help you if you need to.
Do you know what ‘more and less’ mean? Colour in red the box with MORE cakes. Colour in blue the box with LESS cakes.
It’s time to play shops! You could use plastic play coins if you have some, or print out paper ones. Cut out these blank labels and write prices on them. Put them onto some of your toys. Which coins will you need to use to buy them?
Can you circle the jug with the most water in? Which teapot has more tea in it? Then get a large plastic jug of water and see if you can work out how many cups of water are in it.
This clock has lost some numbers! Look at a clock in your home. Can you see what numbers are missing from the clock below? Draw the numbers in the right place. Now you can cut out your clock, the big hand and the little hand and put it together with a clip. Can you move the hands to show different times?
Can you cut out the pictures below and put them into the correct circle and then answer the questions.
You’ll need a pair of dice and two frog counters to play this game. Frog players take it in turns to throw the dice, add the numbers together, then move on that number of spaces. The winner is the frog who joins the Frog Prince in his Frog Palace first.
Can you use your addition skills to work out these calculations? Use the number line to help if you want.
This number robot is called Mr One More. You put a number into him and he adds one more! Work out what Mr One More would turn these numbers into. The first one is done for you.
This sneaky number burglar has taken 1 from every number! Can you work out what these numbers will be when the burglar has taken 1 away? The first one has been done for you.
Do you know the difference between a cube and a cuboid? Ask your mum or dad to help you find objects shaped like a cube and a cuboid. Now take them around your house and look for more cubes and cuboids! Draw the objects you find in the table.
At the school fair the children had to estimate how many sweets were in the jar. Look at their estimates and see who got it right. Now draw some sweets in this jar and ask an adult to make an estimate.