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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

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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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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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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

One of the new maths successes we have had lately is our Maths basket.  We started it as a way of encouraging the kids to practice more Maths in a relaxed manner and it seems to be working.  The basket … Continue reading

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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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