Key maths vocabulary and concepts for young children are simply explained in this friendly and informative reference book. Clear, accessible pictures and diagrams support this first introduction to numbers, calculating, measuring, geometry, and data-collecting, making basic maths skills easier to understand. Packed with key terms and useful tips to help remember as well as practical examples of maths in daily life, First Reference Maths is ideal even for reluctant kids. Place value, number bonds, multiplication tables, and fractions are just a few of the maths concepts explained and reinforced in a variety of ways for children with different learning styles. Covering everything a young child needs to know and useful for parents to understand the latest maths-teaching methods, this unique reference book follows the curriculum for Reception Year and Key Stage 1 and provides a strong foundation for maths learning through the rest of the school years. A perfect homework help to support children as they take their first steps in maths and build confidence.