# Teaching mathematics with Six Bricks in senior infants

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**Teaching mathematics with Six Bricks in Senior infants**

Let Grobby Six Bricks help your students to meet curriculum mathematics standards with these 34 skill-building lessons and activities that are underpinned by a Six Bricks approach to effectively teach mathematics.

Teaching Mathematics with Six Bricks in Senior Infants is the second book in this series.

It contains a suite of easy step-by-step lessons and reproducible task sheets. The lessons build out number skills and concepts from 7 to 12, along with teaching aspects of shape, measurement and data handling.

Teaching mathematics well to all students requires a high level of understanding of pedagogy in mathematics and of mathematics itself.

This photocopiable book aims to support and enhance all teachers’ capacity to decide how best to help all of their students achieve the mathematics curriculum learning outcomes, through a robust, playful, hands-on, manipulatives driven approach to teaching mathematics, using sets of Six Bricks.

**Table of Contents**

Introduction 2

Lesson 1: Exploring Six Bricks with Grobby - Page 4

Lesson 2: Count and colour with Grobby - Page 6

Lesson 3: Match and colour with Grobby - Page 8

Lesson 4: Grobby learns about number - Page 10

Lesson 5: Grobby learns about number 2 - Page 12

Lesson 6: Grobby learns about number 3 - Page 14

Lesson 7: Grobby learns about number 4 - Page 16

Lesson 8: Grobby finds lots of ways to make 4 - Page 18

Lesson 9: Grobby learns about number 5 - Page 20

Lesson 10: Count and draw with Grobby - Page 22

Lesson 11: Count and match sets to 5 with Grobby - Page 24

Lesson 12: Grobby counts and combines sets to 5 - Page 26

Lesson 13: Grobby partitions a set of 5 into 2 parts - Page 28

Lesson 14: Grobby partitions a set of 5 into 3 parts - Page 30

Lesson 15: Grobby learns about number 6 - Page 32

Lesson 16: Make, draw and count sets to 6 with Grobby - Page 34

Lesson 17: Grobby partitions a set of 6 into 2 parts - Page 36

Lesson 18: Count, draw and write 6 with Grobby - Page 38

Lesson 19: Grobby partitions more sets of 6 into 2 parts - Page 40

Lesson 20: Grobby adds 2 sets together - Page 42

Lesson 21: Grobby counts to find the largest set - Page 44

Lesson 22: Grobby partitions a set of 6 into 3 parts - Page 46

Lesson 23: Count, colour and write 1 to 6 with Grobby - Page 48

Lesson 24: Combining 3 sets to 6 with Grobby - Page 50

Lesson 25: Grobby draws sets of bricks from 1 to 6 - Page 52

Lesson26:Exploring numbers with Grobby’s number machine - Page 54

Lesson 27: Help Grobby sort tall and small objects - Page 56

Lesson 28: Help Grobby sort long and short objects - Page 58

Lesson 29: Help Grobby to compare the size of objects - Page 60

Lesson 30: Making and extending patterns with Grobby - Page 62

Lesson 31: Sorting race positions with Grobby - Page 64

Lesson 32: Grobby learns to use ordinal numbers - Page 66

Lesson 33: Grobby learns positional language - Page 68

Lesson 34: Grobby sorts bricks and makes a data chart - Page 70