Numeracy fun fairs: Numbers & patterns

Add to My Folder

This content has not been rated yet. (Write a review)

By Lizzy CourtneyYear 1 teacher at Christ Church Infant School, Bristol

Roll up, roll up for some fairground-inspired numeracy activities

Children making bunting

If you want to hold the attention of 30 six-year-olds on a wet Wednesday morning, an interesting and stimulating lesson is vital. Using a creative curriculum with the freedom of topic-based teaching will make planning exciting lessons a lot easier. Due to its prescriptive nature, you may find this difficult with numeracy but the following lesson suggestions should get your children up and learning without a activity sheet in sight.


  1. Pegging out patterns
  2. Number lines
  3. Roll up, roll up
Member-only content

Scholastic Resource Bank: Primary - join today!

  • Over 6,000 primary activities, lesson ideas and resources
  • Perfect for anyone working with children from 5 to 11 years old
  • Unlimited access from just £1.25 per month
Join now


You need to be signed in to place a review.