We are starting our Multiplication block in Maths this week.

**Tuesday - **

We will be looking at equal and non-equal groups.

Have a look at the pictures on these __discussion cards__...

**Are they equal groups?**

Encourage you child to use this sentence for when there are equal groups.

**There are ____ equal groups with ____ in each group. There are __________.**

Using some objects from around the house can you make:

*3 equal groups with 2 in each group*

*4 equal groups with 5 in each group*

*2 equal groups with 6 in each group*

Can you think of some more?

**Wednesday - **

Today we will be making equal groups.

First use things from around your house and have a go at making...

**4 equal groups with 2 in each, **

**2 equal groups with 5 in each, **

**5 equal groups with 3 in each,**

**7 equal groups with 2 in each.**

Now work through __this video__ to practise making equal groups.

__Click here for the worksheet __if you need it.

**Thursday - **

Today we are adding equal groups.

__Click here__ for the link to the White Rose teaching video.

Can you set a challenge for your grown-up?

Use some items to make equal groups and take it in turns to test each others adding skills.

Here is one to get you started...

*Hmmm....chocolates! *

Have fun!

**Friday - **

Today we are looking at using the multiplication symbol. Do you know what it looks like?

Watch this__ video__ to learn more.

Can you fill in the missing boxes for this picture?

Now have a go at the questions on this __worksheet.__

Good luck.