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Maths

  • 1.1 What is Bala Wande?

  • 1.2 What’s in the box

  • 1.4 How to Use the Bala Wande Ten Frame Class Register

  • 1.5 Assessment in Bala Wande

  • 1.6 Mental Maths Week 2 overview - Matching, Sorting, Ordering, and comparing numbers

  • 1.6.1 Mental Maths - Matching, sorting and counting up to 5

  • 1.7. Whole Class Activities Week 2 overview - Matching, Sorting, Ordering and Comparing Numbers

  • 1.7.1 Whole Class Activities Week 2 Day 1 - Matching, Sorting and Counting Up to 5

  • 1.7.2 Whole Class Activities Week 2 Day 2 - Matching and Comparing up to 5

  • 1.7.3 Whole Class Activities Week 2 Day 3 - More than or less than

  • 1.7.4 Whole Class Activities Week 2 Day 4 - The numbers 1 to 5

  • 1.7.2 B Game 1 2 3 Show!

  • 1.9 Mental Maths Week 3 overview_The numbers 0 to 5

  • 1.9.1 Mental Maths Week 3 Day 1 and 2 - Showing numbers using fingers

  • 1.9.2 Mental Maths Week 3 Day 3 and 4

  • 1.10 Whole Class Activities Week 3 overview_The numbers 0 to 5

  • 1.10.1 Whole Class Activities Week 3 Day 1 - The number symbols 0 to 5

  • 1.10.2 Whole Class Activities Week 3 Day 2 - What number

  • 1.10.3 Whole Class Activities Week 3 Day 3 - Day 4 How many?

  • 1.10.4 Whole Class Activities Week 3 Day 4 - Numbers 1 to 5

  • 1.10.4 B Who has the bigger number? GAME

  • 1.12 Mental Maths Week 4 overview - Number names and one or two more than or less than

  • 1.12.1 Mental Maths Week 4 Day 1

  • 1.12.2 Mental Maths Week 4 Day 2 - One more, two more

  • 1.12.3 Mental Maths Week 4 Day 3 - One less and two less

  • 1.12.4 Mental Maths Week 4 Day 4 - Showing more and less using fingers and bead strings

  • 1.13 Whole class activities week 4 overview_Number names and one or two more than less than

  • 1.13.1 Whole Class Activities Week 4 Day 1 - Number names zero to five

  • 1.13.2 Whole Class Activities Week 4 Day 2 - One more and two more

  • 1.13.3 Whole Class Activities Week 4 Day 3 - One less and two less

  • 1.13.4 Whole Class Activities Week 4 Day 4 - Smaller than and bigger than

  • 1.15 Mental Maths Week 5 overview - Number bonds to 5

  • 1.15.1 Mental Maths Week 5 Day 1 - Showing bonds of 3 with bunny ears

  • 1.15.2 Mental Maths Week 5 Day 3- I wish I had …5

  • 1.16.1 Whole Class Activities Week 5 Day 1 - Bonds of 3 and 4

  • 1.16.2 Whole Class Activities Week 5 Day 2 - Bonds of 5

  • 1.16.3 Whole Class Activities Week 5 Day 3 - Bonds of 5

  • 1.16.4 Whole Class Activities Week 5 Day 4 - Bonds to 5...

  • 1.16.4 B Crossing the river GAME

  • 1.18 Mental Maths Week 6 overview - Match, sort, count and compare numbers 6 to 10

  • 1.18.1 Mental Maths Week 6 Day 1 and 2 - Showing numbers 6 to 10 using fingers

  • 1.18.2 Mental Maths Week 6 Day 3 and 4 - Showing numbers 6 to 10 using fingers

  • 1.18.3 Mental Maths Week 6 Day 3 - Showing numbers 6 to 10 using dot cards and number cards

  • 1.18.4 Mental Maths_Week 6 Day4 - Showing numbers 6 to 10 using fingers and number word card

  • 1.19 Whole Class Activities Week 6 overview - Match, sort, count and compare numbers 6 to 10

  • 1.19.1. Whole Class Activities Week 6 Day 1 - Matching and sorting numbers 6 to 10 FINAL

  • 1.19.2. Whole Class Activities Week 6 Day 2 - Numbers 6 to 10

  • 1.19.2 B matching numbers memory GAME

  • 1.19.3 Whole Class Activities Week 6 Day 3 - Counting shapes

  • 1.19.4 Whole Class Activities Week 6 Day 4 - Who has more

  • 1.20 What to look out for in Week 6

  • 1.21 Mental Maths Week 7 overview Compare numbers 6 to 10

  • 1.21.1 Mental Maths Week 7 Day 1 - 1, 2, 3 show with two hands

  • 1.22.1 Whole Class Activities Week 7 Day 1 - Which tree has less

  • 1.22.2 Whole Class Activities Week 7 Day 2 - Bigger than and smaller than

  • 1.22.3 Whole Class Activities Week 7 Day 3 - More than and less than

  • 1.22.4 Whole Class Activities Week 7 Day 4 - Comparing numbers

  • 1.24.1 Mental Maths Week 8 Day 1 - I wish I had … 5. With bead strings

  • 1.25.1 Mental Maths Week 08 Day 01 - Bonds of 6

  • 1.25.2 Whole Class Activities Week 8 Day 2 - Bonds of 7

  • 1.25.3 Whole Class Activities Week 8 Day 3 - Bonds of 8

  • 1.25.4 Whole Class Activities Week 08 Day 04 - Bonds of 9

  • 1.27 Mental Maths Week 9 overview_Bonds of 10

  • 1.27.2 Mental Maths Week 9 Day 2 Fizz … pop! Bonds of 10

  • 1.28 Whole Class Activities Week 9 overview_Bonds of 10

  • 1.28.2 Whole Class Activities Week 9 Day 2 Ten in stories

  • 1.28.3 Whole Class Activities Week 9 Day 3 Let’s make 10

  • 1.28.4 Whole Class Activities Week 9 Day 4 Ten steps

  • 1.28.4 B Crossing the river

  • 1.29 What to look out for in Week 9_Bonds of 10

  • 1.30 Mental Maths Week 10 overview_Ordinal numbers and some work on 3-D objects

  • 1.30.1 Mental Maths Week 10 Day 1 ‘Teacher says …’ game

  • 1.31 Whole Class Activities Week 10 overview - Ordinal numbers and some work on 3-D objects

  • 1.31.1 Whole Class Activities Week 10 Day 1 - Position and direction

  • 1.31.2 Whole Class Activities Week 10 Day 2 - Position and direction

  • 1.31.3 Whole Class Activities Week 10 Day 3 - Ordinal numbers

  • 1.31.4 Whole Class Activities Week 10 Day 4 - Ordinal numbers

  • 2.24.4 Lesson clip Week 7 Day 4 - Measuring length

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  • 2.5 Mental Maths Week 1 overview - Introducing addition

  • 2.6 Lesson overview Week 1 - Introducing addition

  • 2.6.1 Lesson clip Week 1 Day 1 - Increase and Decrease

  • 2.6.1.B Term 2 Week 1 Day 1 - Chasing forwards and backwards across the river

  • 2.6.2 Lesson clip Week 1 Day 2 - Increase and Decrease

  • 2.6.3 Lesson clip Week 1 Day 3 - How many altogether

  • 2.6.4. Lesson clip Week 1 Day 4 - Addition number sentences

  • 2.8 Mental Maths overview Week 2 - Addition

  • 2.9 Lesson overview Week 2 - Addition

  • 2.9.1 Lesson clip Week 2 Day 1 - Addition (combine)

  • 2.9.1.B Term 2 Week 2 Day 2 - Making more with blocks

  • 2.9.2 Lesson clip Week 2 Day 2 - Using number sentences to show addition combine

  • 2.9.3 Lesson clip Week 2 Day 3 - Addition compare

  • 2.9.4 Lesson clip Week 2 Day 4 - Using number sentences to show addition (compare)

  • 2.11 Mental Maths overview Week 3_Addition stories and patterns

  • 2.11.1 Mental Maths clip Week 3 - Bead string bonds

  • 2.12 Lesson overview Week 3 - Addition stories and patterns

  • 2.12.1 Lesson clip Week 3 Day 1 - Addition with 0

  • 2.12.1.B Term 2 Week 3 Day 1 - Game

  • 2.12.2 Lesson clip Week 3 Day 2 - Addition Stories

  • 2.12.3 Lesson clip Week 3 Day 3 - Consolidation of addition

  • 2.12.4 Lesson clip Week 3 Day 4 - Addition Patterns

  • 2.14 Mental Maths overview Week 4 - Introducing subtraction

  • 2.14.1 Mental Maths clip Week 4 - How much to make 10

  • 2.15 Lesson overview Week 4 - Introducing subtraction

  • 2.15.1 Lesson clip Week 4 Day 1 - Subtraction change

  • 2.15.2 Lesson clip Week 4 Day 2 - Using number sentences to show subtraction

  • 2.15.3 Lesson clip Week 4 Day 3 - Subtraction part whole

  • 2.15.4 Lesson clip Week 4 Day 4 - Using number sentences to show subtraction

  • 2.17 Mental Maths overview Week 5 - Subtraction problems and patterns

  • 2.18 Lesson overview Week 5 - Subtraction problems and patterns

  • 2.18.1 Lesson clip Week 5 Day 1 - Subtraction Patterns

  • 2.18.2 Lesson clip Week 5 Day 2 - Subtraction compare

  • 2.18.3 Lesson clip Week 5 Day 3 - Using number sentences to show subtraction compare

  • 2.18.4 Lesson clip Week 5 Day 4 - Subtraction with 0

  • 2.18.4.B Term 2 Week 5 Day 4 - Game

  • 2.20 Mental Maths overview Week 6_Number bonds

  • 2.20.1 Mental Maths clip Week 6 - Salute

  • 2.21 Lesson overview Week 6 - Subtraction stories and patterns

  • 2.21.1 Day 1 Lesson clip Week 6 - Creating stories for subtraction

  • 2.21.2 Day 2 Lesson clip Week 6 - Addition and subtraction

  • 2.21.3 Day 3 Lesson clip Week 6 - Play with addition and subtraction

  • 2.21.4 Lesson clip Week 6 Day 4_Consolidation of addition and subtraction

  • 2.23 Mental Maths Overview Week 7 - Number bonds

  • 2.23.1. Mental Maths clip Week 7 - I wish I had using bead strings

  • 2.24 Lesson overview Week 7 - Length

  • 2.24.1 Lesson clip Week 7 Day 1 - Comparing lengths

  • 2.24.2 Lesson clip Week 7 Day 2 - Comparing lengths

  • 2.24.3 Lesson clip Week 7 Day 3 - Measuring length

  • 2.24.4 Lesson clip Week 7 Day 4 - Measuring length

  • 2.27 Lesson overview Week 8 - Volume and Capacity

  • 2.27.1. Lesson clip Week 8 Day 1 - Comparing volume and capacity

  • 2.27.2. Lesson clip Week 8 Day 2 - Measuring volume and capacity

  • 2.27.3. Measuring volume and capacity

  • 2.27.4. Lesson clip Week 8 Day 4 - Measuring volume and capacity

  • 2.27.4.B Which container holds more

  • 2.30 Lesson overview Week 9 - 3 D objects

  • 2.30.1 Day 1 Lesson clip Week 9 - Building with 3 D objects

  • 2.30.2 Lesson clip Week 9 Day 2 - Building towers

  • 2.30.3 Lesson clip Week 9 Day 3 - Slide and roll

  • 2.30.3.B Lesson clip Week 9 Day 3 - Slide and roll

  • 2.30.4 Lesson clip Week 9 Day 4 - Faces of 3 D objects

  • 2.33 Lesson overview Week 10 - 3 D objects and geometric patterns

  • 2.33.1 Lesson clip Week 10 Day 1 - 3 D objects

  • 2.33.2 Lesson clip Week 10 Day 2 - Building with blocks

  • 2.33.2.B Lesson clip Week 10 Day 2 - Building with blocks

  • 2.33.3 Lesson clip Week 10 Day 3 - Geometric patterns

  • 2.33.4 Lesson clip Week 10 Day 4 - Geometric patterns

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  • 3.1 Week 1 Mental maths - Time

  • 3.2.3 Week 1 DAY 3 Numbers from 16 to 20

  • 3.5.2 Week 2 DAY 2 Addition up to 20

  • 3.8.2 Week 3 DAY 2 Subtraction word problem

  • 3.10 Week 4 Mental maths Comparing numbers

  • 3.11.4 Week 4 DAY 4 Measuring mass

  • 3.14.1 Week 5 DAY 1 Numbers on a number line

  • 3.14.2 Week 5 DAY 2 Adding onto 9

  • 3.17.2 Week 6 DAY 2 Addition bridging 10

  • 3.17.4 Week 6 DAY 4 Addition stories

  • 3.20.4 Week 7 DAY 4 Doubling and halving

  • 3.23.2 Week 8 DAY 2 Subtracting 9

  • 3.23.4 Week 8 DAY 4 Subtraction patterns

  • 3.2.4 B Week 1 DAY 4 Game Ching Chong Cha!

  • 3.5.4 Week 2 Day 4 More Addition and subtraction up to 20

  • 3.5.4 B Week 2 DAY 4 Guess my number

  • 3.11.4 B Week 4 DAY 4 Which one is heavier?

  • 3.20.2 Week 7 Day 2 Repeated addition

  • 3.28 Week 10 Mental maths Phinda Kabini game

  • 3.29.1 Week 10 DAY 1 Subtraction word problems

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  • 4.1 Week 1 Mental maths Time

  • 4.2.2 Week 1 DAY 2 Find the missing number

  • 4.4 Week 2 Mental maths Skip counting

  • 4.5.1 Week 2 DAY 1 Numbers up to 99 – counting, skip counting and recognition

  • 4.10 Week 4 Mental maths Phinda Kabini

  • 4.11.1 Week 4 DAY 1 Addition and subtraction

  • 4.11.2 B Week 4 Day 2 Game Addition fun

  • 4.11.3 Week 4 DAY 3 Number and geometric patterns

  • 4.14.1 Week 5 DAY 1 Organising data

  • 4.14.3 Week 5 DAY 3 Representing and interpreting data

  • 4.17.4 Week 6 B Day 4 Game Doubling

  • 4.20.3 Week 7 DAY 3 Grouping and sharing

  • 4.20.4 Week 7 DAY 4 Grouping and sharing with remainders

  • 4.22 Week 8 Mental maths Time-vocabulary

  • 4.23.1 Week 8 DAY 1 Time: Day, night, yesterday, today, tomorrow

  • 4.23.4 Week 8 DAY 4 Addition and subtraction word problems

  • 4.11.2 B Week 3 Day 2 Game Addition fun

  • 4.17.2 Week 6 DAY 2 Symmetry

  • 4.8.3 Week 3 DAY 3 Addition and subtraction word problems (money context)

  • 4.5.4 B Week 2 Day 4 Game Bingo

  • 4.8.1 Week 3 DAY 1 Working with money

  • 4.17.4 B Day 4 Game Doubling

  • 4.8.1 Week 3 DAY 1 Working with money

  • 4.8.3 Week 3 DAY 3 Addition and subtraction word problems (money context)

  • 4.11.3 Week 4 DAY 3 Number and geometric patterns

  • 4.14.1 Week 5 DAY 1 Symmetry

  • 4.14.3 Week 5 DAY 3 Doubling and halving

  • 4.20.3 Week 7 DAY 3 Representing and interpreting data

  • 4.17.2 Week 6 DAY 2 Sharing

  • 4.20.4 Week 7 DAY 4 Representing and interpreting data

  • 4.22 Mental maths Time-vocabulary

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  • 1.1 What is Bala Wande?

  • 1.2 What’s in the box

  • 1.4 How to Use the Bala Wande Ten Frame Class Register

  • 1.5 Assessment in Bala Wande

  • 1.6 Mental Maths Week 2 overview - Matching, Sorting, Ordering, and comparing numbers

  • 1.6.1 Mental Maths - Matching, sorting and counting up to 5

  • 1.7. Whole Class Activities Week 2 overview - Matching, Sorting, Ordering and Comparing Numbers

  • 1.7.1 Whole Class Activities Week 2 Day 1 - Matching, Sorting and Counting Up to 5

  • 1.7.2 Whole Class Activities Week 2 Day 2 - Matching and Comparing up to 5

  • 1.7.3 Whole Class Activities Week 2 Day 3 - More than or less than

  • 1.7.4 Whole Class Activities Week 2 Day 4 - The numbers 1 to 5

  • 1.7.2 B Game 1 2 3 Show!

  • 1.9 Mental Maths Week 3 overview_The numbers 0 to 5

  • 1.9.1 Mental Maths Week 3 Day 1 and 2 - Showing numbers using fingers

  • 1.9.2 Mental Maths Week 3 Day 3 and 4

  • 1.10 Whole Class Activities Week 3 overview_The numbers 0 to 5

  • 1.10.1 Whole Class Activities Week 3 Day 1 - The number symbols 0 to 5

  • 1.10.2 Whole Class Activities Week 3 Day 2 - What number

  • 1.10.3 Whole Class Activities Week 3 Day 3 - Day 4 How many?

  • 1.10.4 Whole Class Activities Week 3 Day 4 - Numbers 1 to 5

  • 1.10.4 B Who has the bigger number? GAME

  • 1.12 Mental Maths Week 4 overview - Number names and one or two more than or less than

  • 1.12.1 Mental Maths Week 4 Day 1

  • 1.12.2 Mental Maths Week 4 Day 2 - One more, two more

  • 1.12.3 Mental Maths Week 4 Day 3 - One less and two less

  • 1.12.4 Mental Maths Week 4 Day 4 - Showing more and less using fingers and bead strings

  • 1.13 Whole class activities week 4 overview_Number names and one or two more than less than

  • 1.13.1 Whole Class Activities Week 4 Day 1 - Number names zero to five

  • 1.13.2 Whole Class Activities Week 4 Day 2 - One more and two more

  • 1.13.3 Whole Class Activities Week 4 Day 3 - One less and two less

  • 1.13.4 Whole Class Activities Week 4 Day 4 - Smaller than and bigger than

  • 1.15 Mental Maths Week 5 overview - Number bonds to 5

  • 1.15.1 Mental Maths Week 5 Day 1 - Showing bonds of 3 with bunny ears

  • 1.15.2 Mental Maths Week 5 Day 3- I wish I had …5

  • 1.16.1 Whole Class Activities Week 5 Day 1 - Bonds of 3 and 4

  • 1.16.2 Whole Class Activities Week 5 Day 2 - Bonds of 5

  • 1.16.3 Whole Class Activities Week 5 Day 3 - Bonds of 5

  • 1.16.4 Whole Class Activities Week 5 Day 4 - Bonds to 5...

  • 1.16.4 B Crossing the river GAME

  • 1.18 Mental Maths Week 6 overview - Match, sort, count and compare numbers 6 to 10

  • 1.18.1 Mental Maths Week 6 Day 1 and 2 - Showing numbers 6 to 10 using fingers

  • 1.18.2 Mental Maths Week 6 Day 3 and 4 - Showing numbers 6 to 10 using fingers

  • 1.18.3 Mental Maths Week 6 Day 3 - Showing numbers 6 to 10 using dot cards and number cards

  • 1.18.4 Mental Maths_Week 6 Day4 - Showing numbers 6 to 10 using fingers and number word card

  • 1.19 Whole Class Activities Week 6 overview - Match, sort, count and compare numbers 6 to 10

  • 1.19.1. Whole Class Activities Week 6 Day 1 - Matching and sorting numbers 6 to 10 FINAL

  • 1.19.2. Whole Class Activities Week 6 Day 2 - Numbers 6 to 10

  • 1.19.2 B matching numbers memory GAME

  • 1.19.3 Whole Class Activities Week 6 Day 3 - Counting shapes

  • 1.19.4 Whole Class Activities Week 6 Day 4 - Who has more

  • 1.20 What to look out for in Week 6

  • 1.21 Mental Maths Week 7 overview Compare numbers 6 to 10

  • 1.21.1 Mental Maths Week 7 Day 1 - 1, 2, 3 show with two hands

  • 1.22.1 Whole Class Activities Week 7 Day 1 - Which tree has less

  • 1.22.2 Whole Class Activities Week 7 Day 2 - Bigger than and smaller than

  • 1.22.3 Whole Class Activities Week 7 Day 3 - More than and less than

  • 1.22.4 Whole Class Activities Week 7 Day 4 - Comparing numbers

  • 1.24.1 Mental Maths Week 8 Day 1 - I wish I had … 5. With bead strings

  • 1.25.1 Mental Maths Week 08 Day 01 - Bonds of 6

  • 1.25.2 Whole Class Activities Week 8 Day 2 - Bonds of 7

  • 1.25.3 Whole Class Activities Week 8 Day 3 - Bonds of 8

  • 1.25.4 Whole Class Activities Week 08 Day 04 - Bonds of 9

  • 1.27 Mental Maths Week 9 overview_Bonds of 10

  • 1.27.2 Mental Maths Week 9 Day 2 Fizz … pop! Bonds of 10

  • 1.28 Whole Class Activities Week 9 overview_Bonds of 10

  • 1.28.2 Whole Class Activities Week 9 Day 2 Ten in stories

  • 1.28.3 Whole Class Activities Week 9 Day 3 Let’s make 10

  • 1.28.4 Whole Class Activities Week 9 Day 4 Ten steps

  • 1.28.4 B Crossing the river

  • 1.29 What to look out for in Week 9_Bonds of 10

  • 1.30 Mental Maths Week 10 overview_Ordinal numbers and some work on 3-D objects

  • 1.30.1 Mental Maths Week 10 Day 1 ‘Teacher says …’ game

  • 1.31 Whole Class Activities Week 10 overview - Ordinal numbers and some work on 3-D objects

  • 1.31.1 Whole Class Activities Week 10 Day 1 - Position and direction

  • 1.31.2 Whole Class Activities Week 10 Day 2 - Position and direction