Category Archives: maths ideas

100 Square sum activity

I like finding fun learning activities for my youngest to do while his older sister is busy with her learning activities. (Lately she has been asking for more and more activities so I am having to come up with extra … Continue reading

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Cute spider 8 times table

I like finding patterns in maths and relating the patterns back to normal life.  I think it helps the kids understand concepts better.  So counting in 2’s or 2 times table you can use pairs of socks / counting in … Continue reading

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Days of the week and story sums

I printed off these Hamish Cat Days of the week (from the Lighthouse Keeper story resources created by Twinkl – free to download) around 3 years ago when my daughter was reading the whole set of Lighthouse books (old post … Continue reading

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Times Table strategies we used

Over the weekend I received two emails asking me how I taught my daughter her times tables.  I started writing my response and realized that what I wanted to say was a lot longer that a quick email answer so … Continue reading

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Maths division

We are constantly working on maths in our house.  My daughter is not what most would say “natural at Maths” but she is a hard worker and likes to understand concepts.  I have found with Maths often it is just … Continue reading

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