Foundations Picture Books — Playmates

Goblins, ghosts, witches and bats — this picture book is full of charmingly spooky characters who will introduce children to such diverse and important concepts as counting, combining, patterns and number bonds, as well as many others.

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About the Foundations Picture Book Series

Maths — No Problem! Foundations Picture Books capture the imagination of young readers and encourages children to explore maths through the magical stories of James Allan Hermanson. These richly illustrated, painstakingly crafted picture books evoke mathematical concepts by providing visual clues and opportunities for games.

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Magic Oven

See what strange and delightful things are cooking in the Magic Oven.

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This ’n That

Follow the adventures of This ’n That, a really frightened, ’fraidy cat.

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Rosy Red

Help this bunny ‘hunting whiz’ search out chocolatey Easter treats!

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Foundations — Your Reception Solution

This Early Years mastery programme encourages learning through play and sets children on a path to a deep understanding of maths.

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