14 Jul 2016

EYFS Maths with a Space Theme

Looking for EYFS maths ideas for your space topic? How about making a small world area with the focus on mathematical problem solving? To complete this EYFS maths activity you will need: Tuff tray, table or other suitable surface. This could be covered in foil or fabric. Sand Stones (moon […]

18 May 2016

Numicon Activities: 8 Creative ...

Numicon is widely recognised as a really useful classroom resource for building maths fluency using a visual and tactile practical base to develop conceptual understanding and fluent recall. Numicon also helps to support the 2014 national curriculum by developing conversation, reasoning and problem-solving. Here we share a few fun and […]

13 May 2016

Times Table Investigations with ...

Looking for a new idea for times tables? Try these printable supermarket vouchers and catalogue pages to practice with a real life context. There are many opportunities for open ended times table practice with these resources, here are a few example ideas to get you started. To complete this activity […]

20 Apr 2016

Forest School Games: Guess the T...

This fun forest school game is a good way of practising communications skills by encouraging children to use descriptive language, whilst also developing confidence and a range of cross-curricular skills such as team building. You will need Outdoor area with a number of accessible trees One blindfold per pair of […]

29 Jan 2016

Outdoor Maths: Arrays for KS1

Using arrays to teach multiplication and division skills is a great way to give children useful mental images. In this fun outdoor maths activity, children use digital cameras or tablets to record the arrays they find all around them, and those that they create for themselves. For this outdoor maths activity you […]

04 Jan 2016

5 Fun Superhero Ideas for Teache...

Introducing Superheroes ideas into the classroom is a great way to encourage creativity and bring any number of important topics to life. Below, we’ve brought together some of the best Superhero ideas for teachers to use in the classroom, from individual experiments and projects, to an extended theme running over […]

03 Dec 2015

Fractions Café - Maths Games

The fractions café is a fun opportunity for a range of food related maths games which can be adapted for both ks1 or early ks2 according to the national curriculum. In key stage 1, the fractions café can be used to introduce the concept of equal parts and for practice recognising, identifying and writing fractions. In […]

05 Aug 2015

10 Times Tables Games Apps for I...

Times tables can be boring and troublesome to learn but what child doesn’t love playing on an Ipad? These times tables games apps for Ipads (some are also available for other devices) add a whole new element of fun to learning times tables by helping children through repetition, fast recall […]

20 Jul 2015

Investigating Roman Numerals

These fun activities to investigate Roman numerals cover both maths and history for key stage 2 children. The National Curriculum requires children to be taught about the impact of the Roman Empire on Britain and also in year 5 to be able to read Roman numerals to 100 and understand how […]