Addition facts to 20


The purpose of this activity is to help your child to instantly recall their addition facts to 20.

Link to the Number Framework:

Number facts, Stage 6

What you need:

What to do:

  • Print the number cards and glue them on to cardboard or write the numbers on cardboard cards.
  • Each player has a set of cards (0 - 10) they hold in a pile in their hand.<
  • The players sit opposite each other. Each person turns over a card and places it on the table. The first person to correctly add the two numbers together wins a point. The cards then go back at the bottom of the player’s pile.
  • Players shuffle their pack throughout the game.

What to expect your child to do:

  • To instantly recall the addition facts up to 20.


  • The cards can also be used in the same way for multiplying.

He Kupu Māori:

cards kāri
total tapeke
add tāpiri

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