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Mental Maths Gym pages from Activity Village

I always say I am a big believer in maths practice.  But I also like finding different ways for the kids to do the practice so it does not become predictable.  This past week we started using the Mental Maths … Continue reading

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Schofield & Sims Geometry workbook

Those of you who follow our facebook page know we have been doing a number of Geometry activities lately.  We have been exploring Geometry doing some more laid back activities, but my daughter was keen to get a workbook so … 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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Number Practice Books by Schofield & Sims

My daughter has been using the Schofield & Sims Written Calculation workbooks for a year now and we have both noticed how her Maths confidence has improved.  The format really suits her and each book in the series contains lots … Continue reading

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Maths Loop Cards

One of the Maths activities that we have been doing a LOT of lately has been Loop Cards / Dominoes.  The kids love them.  If I ask them to choose a Maths activity they often choose one of the Loop … Continue reading

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Improper Fractions

One of the new Math ideas we introduced this year was Improper Fractions  (when your numerator is bigger than the denominator) and how you convert that Improper Fraction into a  Mixed Fraction (combinations of whole numbers and fractions).  And as … Continue reading

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Adding and Subtracting Fractions

We are back onto fractions again, working on decimals but I realized I never wrote a post about how we looked at adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator or how we looked at Improper Fractions (post later this … Continue reading

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