**Problem Solving Skills**Game 2 requires logic and reasoning. Which is the best way to use the numbers? On first playing children are unlikely to think in this way but with subsequent games children begin to use these strategies. DON’T TELL

**Numeracy Skills**

Children are learning the initial stages of place value. This involves understanding the recording of two digit numbers in a base ten system. The teens numbers are the basis of the system and critical to the development of mathematical thinking. Why is 10 so important?

**Oral Language**

Children should be encouraged to verbalise their thinking as they play the games.