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Missing Number Patterns - 10s

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Enhance the learning experience of your Year 1 and Year 2 students with our engaging and free "Missing Number Patterns - 10s" activity. This downloadable resource, available by clicking the button at the bottom of the page, is perfect for helping young learners master skip counting and number patterns in a fun and interactive way.


What Is the "Missing Number Patterns - 10s" Activity?

The "Missing Number Patterns - 10s" activity is designed to help students practice skip counting by 10s. Each number line features 7 numbers, with some numbers missing. Students will need to identify and fill in the missing numbers, reinforcing their understanding of number sequences and patterns.


How to Use the "Missing Number Patterns - 10s" Activity

  1. Download and Print the Activity:

    • Begin by downloading the "Missing Number Patterns - 10s" activity and printing out the number lines.

  2. Prepare the Materials:

    • Cut out and laminate the number lines for durability. Additionally, cut out and laminate the provided number pieces.

  3. Complete the Number Lines:

    • Students will look at each number line and identify the missing numbers. They can fill in the blanks using:

      • Dry erase markers

      • Laminated number pieces from the download

      • Plastic magnetic numbers, commonly found in primary school classrooms


Example of the Activity

A typical number line in this activity might look like this: 10, 20, __, 40, __, 60, __. Students need to determine the missing numbers and complete the sequence.

Educational Benefits

  • Enhanced Skip Counting Skills:

    • This activity focuses on skip counting by 10s, helping students develop a strong understanding of this fundamental math skill.

  • Pattern Recognition:

    • Students practice recognizing and completing number patterns, which is essential for more advanced math concepts.

  • Interactive Learning:

    • The hands-on nature of this activity makes learning engaging and enjoyable for young students.

  • Versatile Use:

    • The laminated number lines and pieces can be used multiple times, making this a durable and long-lasting teaching resource.


Why Choose the "Missing Number Patterns - 10s" Activity?

  • Simple Integration:

    • Easily incorporate this activity into your existing lesson plans to support your students' learning in an effective way.

  • Skill Reinforcement:

    • By practicing skip counting and number patterns, students reinforce their understanding and improve their math skills.

  • Interactive and Fun:

    • The use of dry erase markers or magnetic numbers makes this activity interactive, encouraging students to engage with the material.


Download Your Free "Missing Number Patterns - 10s" Activity

Ready to help your students excel in skip counting and number patterns? Click the button below to download the free "Missing Number Patterns - 10s" activity. This resource is ideal for making your maths lessons more interactive and effective.


Incorporate the "Missing Number Patterns - 10s" activity into your teaching toolkit to support Year 1 and Year 2 students in learning about skip counting and number sequences. This enjoyable and educational activity will help young learners build a solid foundation in mathematics. Happy teaching!

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