Category Archives: maths ideas

Maths Basket April 2018

We started Maths Basket’s last year and they have proved successful with the kids and very useful for me so we are continuing with them this year.  The Maths Basket is a combination of Maths activities that I leave (in … Continue reading

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Even Steven’s Odd! Fun Dice Game

It is no secret that I love using maths games with my two kids.  I think they make maths more alive and the kids always end up practicing more maths if it is in a game format.  It is one … Continue reading

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Peacock Times Table

It’s no secret I like using colouring pages for learning activities ( the flower number bonds and doubling and halving butterflies were made using colouring pages), they just seem to add a bit of fun to something that can sometimes … Continue reading

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Geometry Set Art

Most people don’t think Maths and Art go together.  But I actually think combining the two can be a lot of fun.  Who says Maths can’t be made into Art ? So when my daughter got a geometry set this … Continue reading

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Maths Basket -Jan/ Feb 2018

I want to try to keep our Maths basket going this year as it has become such a great way of encouraging maths practice.  It sits in the main lounge area so is always in line of sight which means … Continue reading

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Number Practice Books by Schofield & Sims

My daughter has been using the Schofield & Sims Written Calculation workbooks for a year now and we have both noticed how her Maths confidence has improved.  The format really suits her and each book in the series contains lots … Continue reading

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Dice Games for Kids book

I recently mentioned that one of the permanent parts of our Maths basket is our dice.  I find dice a very versatile Maths tools, starting with basic number recognition and counting up to addition, subtraction, multiplication or division.  Dice are … Continue reading

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