## What number bonds should YEAR 1 know?

Number bonds in Year 1 Children are expected to know number bonds to 10 and number bonds to 20.

### How do you make learning number bonds fun?

20 Terrific Activities and Ideas for Teaching Number Bonds

- Introduce the concept by sorting parts and wholes.
- Post an anchor chart.
- Build a number bonds machine.
- Make number bonds in divided plates.
- Roll the dice.
- Create bonds with mini-erasers or toys.
- Sing the Farmer Pete song.
- Pull out the dominoes.

#### What are the number bonds to 10?

It is relatively easy to memorise the number bonds of 10 as there are only five pairs of numbers to remember. The pairs of numbers that add together to make 10 are: 1 and 9, 2 and 8, 3 and 7, 4 and 6, and 5 and 5.

**When should children know number bonds to 10?**

year 1

In year 1 (ages 5 – 6), your child will begin learning number bonds up to 10 – can they think of all the possible number pairs that make 10?

**Are there double the amount of number bonds to 20 than 10?**

This is because the number bonds to 20 are just 10 larger than the number bonds to 10.

## Why are number bonds to 10 important?

Why are they important? Knowing your number bonds fluently up to ten is one of the foundations to more complex arithmetic such as adding and subtracting with the ‘column methods’ and mental addition and subtraction to 100 and beyond. They also help with addition and subtraction bridging 10.

### Why do we teach number bonds to 10?

Encouraging children to memorise number bonds to 10 can help solve simple addition and subtraction sums much quicker and with much more confidence. Teaching number bonds help children build a strong sense of the relationships between different numbers.

#### How many number bonds can be selected in a number game?

Even within number bonds you can select number bonds up to 10, 20 or 100, and then there are different challenges within those still. With the basic number bonds to 10, children are given one number, and have to select the number that will pair up to make 10.

**How many number bonds can you get in one minute?**

Even within number bonds you can select number bonds up to 10, 20 or 100, and then there are different challenges within those still. With the basic number bonds to 10, children are given one number, and have to select the number that will pair up to make 10. They have a minute to get as many as possible.

**What are the number bonds of 10 worksheets?**

Our number bonds of 10 worksheets are a fantastic way to introduce and develop your children and student’s knowledge and confidence in number bonds of 10. these number bonds of 10 worksheets will give your child the opportunity to practice their mental maths and addition skills, by filling in the missing numbers to complete the number bonds of 10.

## What are the number bonds of 10 in Key Stage 2?

In Key Stage 2, children move onto being able to work out number bonds to 1000 (e.g. 450 and 550) and number bonds to 1 (e.g. 0.8 and 0.2). Examples of number bonds of 10 include: 1 & 9, 7 & 3 and 5 & 5. How can you teach number bonds of 10 to your class?