Finding 1 more.
Finding 1 more means just adding 1.
In school we like to find 1 more of an object or number in practical ways. Please practise adding 1 more using numbers 1-5. When your child is confident in this, they can start using numbers 1-10 or higher.
Here are some example questions to practically find 1 more:
If your child is confident in finding 1 more using objects, you can start finding 1 more on a number line. Or even draw a number line on the floor outside with chalk and jump one more.
If you child can find 1 more using objects and a number line easily, try and see if they can find 1 more of a number mentally in their heads. Can they find 1 more up to 10? Can they find 1 more up to 20 mentally?
If your child can find 1 more mentally easily, can they find 2 more instead? Make sure you ONLY do this with your child if they are very confident with finding 1 more using objects, a number line and mentally.
Key vocabulary to use: add, more, 1, total, altogether.