Exciting New Chapter!

I know I have been a little quiet of late.  I am not one to be constantly posting on social media at the best of times but recently I have been even more absent. The reason for this is that I am embarking on an exciting new chapter of my business.  To do this, I have...

Christmas Maths – Links for lesson ideas

It’s that time of year when it is hard to keep the kids focuses on anything non-Christmas related!  You are trying to push through with maths in amongst the craziness of concert rehearsals, craft activities and parties. Below I have pulled together a few links...

Christmas Maths – my top 5 go-to activities

At this time of year I always miss having my own class (I am sure I have rose tinted glasses and choose to forget the exhaustion and stress!) This made me think about my go-to Christmas Maths activities which I used year in and year out to get a little bit of fun...

Musical Maths

Nothing beats a catchy sing-a-long to liven up a maths lesson!  Youtube is a treasure trove of parody versions of songs your kids will know or new ones they can learn. Below I have added some of my favourites guaranteed to get your toes tapping! Do you use any songs...

Design a maths board game

Asking the children to create a maths board game can be a great way for them to showcase creativity but can also give you a good insight into their understanding of the maths concept. Below you will find some resources to help with this and there is a PDF to introduce...

Add some oomph to an old textbook

Many schools have cupboards full of textbooks which don’t quite hit the mark anymore.   As we move towards a more active approach in our classrooms, they are pushed to the back and start gathering dust.  However, even if they are not exactly appropriate to your...
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