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Grouping Numbers in a Sum

When you are given long sums it can be hard to figure out where to start.  This has always been something in our house.  My daughter just does the sum the way it is written, which is sometimes the hardest … Continue reading

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Mathlink Cubes Set – a great Maths set for early ages

We have had our snap cubes for over four years now and we love them, so when Learning Resources asked if we would like to test out the Mathlink Cubes Activity Set I immediately agreed. My initial thought was snap … Continue reading

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Snap Cubes verses Base Ten Set

I was recently asked if I had to choose between our Snap Cubes and our Base Ten set which one would I choose.  That is a really tough question.  We use both resources a LOT in our Maths activities but … Continue reading

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Cute spider 8 times table

I like finding patterns in maths and relating the patterns back to normal life.  I think it helps the kids understand concepts better.  So counting in 2’s or 2 times table you can use pairs of socks / counting in … 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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