08 Aug 2018

KS1 Maths: Count in Twos, Fives ...

Activity: Counting accurately forwards and backwards using equipment Resources needed: Pasta Multilink cubes or counters     Sit the children in a circle and explain the rules of ‘Ping, Pong’ to them: they are going to count around the circle except when they say a number which is a multiple […]

08 Aug 2018

Visualising 'Squared' and 'Cubed...

Resources needed: Large amount of multilink cubes Whiteboards and pens   Give the children 9 multilink cubes each, or per pair if they are in short supply. Ask the children to make any arrangement of cubes they like, providing they use all the 9 cubes available. When everyone has completed […]

07 Aug 2018

KS2 Maths Tricks

Resources needed: whiteboards and pens Explain to the children that you are going to show them a variety of maths tricks with numbers. They can try the tricks out themselves on their friends or family to amaze them! TRICK 1: Think of any number – if it is even, divide […]