Category Archives: maths ideas

Acorn Number Bond Tree

We have been working quite a lot on number bonds with my youngest and we recently chatted about how if 2 + 8 =10 then 20 +80 = 100.  So I thought it might be fun to do something where … Continue reading

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Rainbow Fraction Bingo

One of our ongoing “topics” at the moment is fractions.  We have been trying to do fun activities that reinforce my son’s understanding of fractions.  Just trying to bring them into our normal everyday life so that spotting that something … Continue reading

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Fraction shapes

As my youngest has been learning more about different fractions and my oldest is trying to get her head around decimals, I kept trying to think of MORE activities that the two of them could do together.  And as the … Continue reading

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Maths on the sliding doors

My kids love drawing on our sliding doors so recently we decided to try some Maths on the sliding doors.  For no real reason other than I like keeping their home learning activities varied and because I know how good … Continue reading

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Grouping Numbers in a Sum

When you are given long sums it can be hard to figure out where to start.  This has always been something in our house.  My daughter just does the sum the way it is written, which is sometimes the hardest … Continue reading

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Addition pages from Twinkl

I am often asked about our Maths learning, which resources we use and in what order we use them.  With addition one of the questions was – what did we do after number bonds ?  And which Twinkl Maths worksheets … Continue reading

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Equations

Over the weekend my daughter and her dad got into a conversation about equations and how what is on the one side always balances with the other side.  She actually jumped onto the idea and ended up asking more and … Continue reading

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