Category Archives: maths ideas

Understanding Maths Series. Fraction Workbook

I have already written a few posts about the Understanding maths series by Schofield & Sims. It is a set of workbooks that I started using with my oldest just over a year ago and am now using the whole … Continue reading

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Free Times Table Booklets

I was recently searching for some times table resources for my son and I found these times table booklets on the Teachit Primary website which are free to download.  I have downloaded 3 different ones and they are all in … Continue reading

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Measuring Animals

Last weekend my son started using his tape measure (we gave him a tape measure together with a few other items in an “explorer” backpack as a Christmas present) to show me the lengths of different snakes. It was a … Continue reading

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Lines of Symmetry

The kids and I have been talking a lot about lines of symmetry while we  have been looking at our Geometry and as part of that I have tried to include the idea of symmetry into some of the “arty … Continue reading

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Measuring Angles

We have recently been introducing some basic Geometry ideas and both of mine have kept asking for more and more angle activities – we have done a few activities were we identified the different type of angles, compared the sizes … Continue reading

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Skip Counting Spiral Snakes

We are doing quite a bit of skip counting with my youngest at the moment mainly because he is busy learning his times tables.  We are just starting the three times so I wanted to find a fun way for … Continue reading

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Talking about Angles

We have spoken about different angles before but just briefly so I decided it was time to start looking at them a bit closer.  To begin with we just stuck to three angles – right angles, acute angles and obtuse … Continue reading

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