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Butterfly and flower maths activity from Twinkl

I have been attempting to sort through our home-ed goodies, trying to figure out what the kids have outgrown and also attempt to get a better idea of what we might need for our “new school year” (I say that … Continue reading

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Number Bonds to 10 – using Free pages and snap cubes

My youngest always sits opposite his big sister while she does her Maths and demands that he gets given his own maths to do.  He keeps asking for more addition and subtraction sums.  So I thought it was time to … Continue reading

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Multiplication and Division Flower Learning Aids

Last year when my daughter was first learning her 3 times table we made this very simple 3 times table flower.  She loved the idea and she has since made a number of them. So it was not a big … Continue reading

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Addition and Multiplication Home-made flip books

Around two and a half years ago when my daughter was learning her basic CVC words we made one of those basic CVC word books – there are lots of them on Pinterest.  You basically buy a cheap flip notebook, … Continue reading

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2D shapes verses 3D shapes

I have already done a bit on 3D shapes with my oldest but lately it has been my youngest who keeps asking about them.  He seems to have picked up a number of the names from his sister but he … Continue reading

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Working out which numbers are Greater Than.

Over the weekend while the kids were weighing their toys again (they have done this a few times and enjoy figuring out which combination of toys is heavier), I had a sudden thought what if we weighed some craft sticks … Continue reading

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Maths learning aid for number bonds

This last week we have been playing around with making some Maths learning aids.  We wanted to do one which showed the link between number bonds to 10 and then 100 and 1000.  And we wanted to do something which … Continue reading

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