Ladybird Tens Frames are a great way to support children’s growing understanding of number.
Tens frames help children to see numbers in relation to 10, the basis of our decimal system.
The frames can be used in many activities to develop understanding of number, including:
- Adding and subtracting
- Distinguishing odd and even numbers
- Learning doubles and doubles +1 facts
- Learning combinations to 10
- Understanding that teen numbers are 10 + some more