The 10s Frame Bus is a powerful tool for exploring and reasoning about number and simple calculation.
The pack includes:
Page 2: 10s Frame Bus
Page 3: 20 children in the bus windows with 10 standing up and 10 sitting down.
Page 4: Bus Stop and 10 children waiting
Page 5: Number Cards
Ideas for Use:
1: Exploring Number – How might you see 10 (or an alternative number) children arranged both on and off the bus?
2: Calculation Creation – Children create an image and others interpret their picture to create a calculation
3: 10s Frame – the bus is a powerful tens frame. How might the children be arranged in the tens frame?
4: Tell Me a Story – children use the bus and the bus stop to create their own number stories. ‘There were once 7 children on the bus, 5 were standing up and 2 sitting down. When the bus stopped…’