Adding two-digit numbers

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Today's lesson is on how to add two-digit numbers (for example 12 + 27 = 39 or 45 + 23 = 68).

This lesson includes:

  • one video
  • three activities


Watch Katie from Classroom Secrets Kids demonstrate how to add two-digit numbers together.

Why not try using some items you have at home to represent tens and ones and do your own calculations?

from Classroom Secrets Kids


Activity 1

Worksheet: Adding two-digit numbers

Have a go at the questions on this worksheet from Numbots. You can either print it out or write your answers on a sheet of paper.

Adding two-digit numbers

Click here for the answers.

Activity 2

Worksheet: Adding two-digit numbers

This worksheet from Twinkl contains three tasks about adding two-digit numbers. Have a go at each task and see if you can get them all correct.

Adding two-digit numbers worksheet

Click here for the answer sheet.

Activity 3

Karate Cats

Play the addition and subtraction level of Karate Cats Maths - can you collect a cool new costume for your cats?

Game - Karate Cats Maths

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KS1 Maths
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