# Max Maths, Year 1, Learn together, Counting to 20

## Maths Resource Description

In the 'Max Maths' programme for Year 1, children are encouraged to explore the world of numbers by learning to count up to 20. The section titled "Counting to 20" is an engaging and interactive part of their learning journey. It starts with a simple and relatable task: counting seashells. Children are prompted to first count up to 10 and then continue onwards, reinforcing their counting skills. The example given illustrates that when they count on from 10, they will find that there are 13 seashells in total. This hands-on approach helps to cement the concept of sequential counting in young minds.

The learning continues with a focused activity where children are encouraged to count on from 10. Each number from 11 to 20 is presented alongside its word form, such as 'eleven' for 11, 'twelve' for 12, all the way up to 'twenty' for 20. This not only teaches children the numerical order but also helps them to recognise and learn the spelling of number words. The lesson is designed to be clear and accessible, with the number sequence visually laid out for the children to follow. To reinforce their understanding and practice their new skills, children are directed to workbook pages 14 to 15, where they can engage in further activities and exercises related to counting to 20.