The Extension Math series was first
published as the "Top-Up Series" in 1995. The series is
designed to provide extension and enrichment for early finishing or advanced
primary level children – to extend their skills in mathematics.
This updated book, Extension Math Book 1,
contains a wide variety of extension activities that will provide both
stimulating and challenging for young mathematicians.
The book concentrates on the Number, Space,
Measurement and Chance and Data learning areas.
Number activities include writing numbers from 1
to 20, order of numbers, small and big numbers, addition, subtraction, counting
by twos, and using ordinal number.
Measurement activities involve graphing, time,
fast/slow, smallest/biggest, measuring in centimeters, heavy/light, and dozens
and half dozens.
Space activities are related to squares, circles,
rectangles and triangles; symmetry, patterns, left/right, and positional words.