10 Jun 2015

Number Bonds to 20 – Ladybird Printables

Learning number bonds to 20 is fun with our number bond to 20 Ladybird printables. Number bonds are a foundation block for primary maths helping children to recognise and remember patterns. They are not only part of the maths curriculum but also a key tool for children to use for mental […]

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 […]

30 Mar 2016

Measuring Shadows: Telling Time ...

Did you know that the Romans used the position of the sun and the length of shadows to estimate the time of day? This fun investigation is a good way for children to learn about Romans, light, shadows and the movement of the earth in relation to the sun. It is […]

07 Sep 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 […]

04 Sep 2015

Times Tables: 7 Fun Ideas for Pr...

Learning times tables can be difficult task for some children and practising them can seem like a boring task, especially when there are so many other interesting distractions. Understanding the concept of multiplication and the repetition of learning times tables can be made easier with games and fun activities which […]

14 May 2015

7 Fun Ideas for Outdoor Maths

The benefits of outdoor learning are well documented and include increased motivation, confidence and health benefits particularly for those with a preference for active learning. Getting outdoors for a primary maths lesson is a great way to combine learning and fun whilst making use of the natural resources around them […]