Missing Number Patterns  5s
Help your Year 1 and Year 2 students master skip counting and number patterns with our engaging and free "Missing Number Patterns  5s" activity. This downloadable resource, available by clicking the button at the bottom of the page, is perfect for enhancing mathematical skills in a fun and interactive way.
What Is the "Missing Number Patterns  5s" Activity?
The "Missing Number Patterns  5s" activity consists of number lines designed to help students practice skip counting by 5s. Each number line has 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  5s" Activity

Download and Print the Activity:

Begin by downloading the "Missing Number Patterns  5s" activity and printing out the number lines.


Prepare the Materials:

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


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: 5, 10, 15, __, 25, __, __. Students need to determine the missing numbers and complete the sequence.
Educational Benefits

Enhanced Skip Counting Skills:

This activity focuses on skip counting by 5s, 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 handson 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 longlasting teaching resource.

Why Choose the "Missing Number Patterns  5s" 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  5s" Activity
Ready to help your students excel in skip counting and number patterns? Click the button below to download the free "Missing Number Patterns  5s" activity. This resource is ideal for making your maths lessons more interactive and effective.
Incorporate the "Missing Number Patterns  5s" 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!