# Tag Archives: maths ideas

## Maths Mystery pages from Twinkl

I have mentioned a number of times that we like to do quite a bit of Maths practice. We realized fairly early that my daughter needed lots of maths practice so that she would be confident in maths (maths is … Continue reading

## 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

## 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

## 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

## 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

## 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

## 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