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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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Botley – Coding Fun

Towards the end of last year the kids tested out Colby the coding mouse and both of them LOVED it.  Everything about the set was a winner with my two.  So when Learning Resources asked if we would like to … Continue reading

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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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Multiple Representation Dice

I love Maths manipulatives.  My kids tend to understand their Maths better if they can hold objects in their hands and move items around.  And I have found with my son he will sit for longer and do more Maths … 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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Linking Decimals to Fractions

Maths for my daughter needs to include using her hands and being involved.  Giving her worksheet after worksheet without using manipulatives does not work for her.  While we have been working on decimals we have once again been using our … Continue reading

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