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Super Subitising Roll and Cover Game

Super Subitising Roll and Cover Game
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This simple board game is the perfect addition to your Subitising 1-5 unit. The game can be played independently or in pairs as students race to recognise and cover 5 in a row using their subitising skills.

Use as  a partner activity in small group maths rotations or as independent,  early finisher activity where students keep the black and white copy in their maths books. 

Suitable for
  • Fast Finishers
  • Relief Teachers
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
Curriculum Codes

AC9MFN02 9

Recognise and name the number of objects within a collection up to 5 using subitising

ACMNA003 8.4

Subitise small collections of objects

MAe-1WM old

Describes mathematical situations using everyday language, actions, materials and informal recordings

MAe-2WM old

Uses objects, actions, technology and/or trial and error to explore mathematical problems

MAe-3WM old

Uses concrete materials and/or pictorial representations to support conclusions

MAe-4NA old

Counts to 30, and orders, reads and represents numbers in the range 0 to 20

MAE-RWN-01 new

Demonstrates an understanding of how whole numbers indicate quantity


Subitise small collections of objects



Students can time themselves as they play independently and try to beat their own times.

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