## Our brand new Christmas 2013 eBook is here!

Christmas 2012: Maths activities and a Hobbity bonus

45 pages of Christmas Maths problems, puzzles and games (with quality game boards).

£4.00

Christmas 2011

This is a 42 page downloadable eBook which features 19 printable resources: board games, puzzles, problem solving activities and homework sheets

£4.00

Christmas 2010

This is a 56 page eBook which contains over 40 printable resources: board games, puzzles, loop-cards and problem solving activities. There is a clear focus on meaningful learning and discussion, and you get the usual quality Mathsticks touches... within a Christmas theme.

£4.00

## Reindeer Rounding

This is a Christmas themed maths resource based on rounding to the nearest 10 or 100. Read more »

## Christmas Party Planning

It's Party Time!

Here's a party planning booklet that was originally devised by a student teacher. The children suddenly find they are the host of a Christmas party. They have to plan a Christmas event by selecting food, table crackers, entertainment and a party location from a range of options. The party has to suit a particular number of people and fit within a specific budget. Read more »

## Christmas Cross-Numbers

Just time for one more fun resource. Four cross-numbers with clues that enable children to practice their mathematical skills (calculation), knowledge (number properties) and their reasoning and organisational skills.

## Christmas Place Value Labels

Here is the first of several new Christmas themed mathsticks resources for 2011.

Place Value Labels is problem solving activity focused on strengthening children's understanding of place value. [No, it's not just a set of 'labels']. Read more »

## Christmas MathDoku

This resource only just missed our Christmas Activities eBook.

It is a MathDoku, or KenKen type puzzle. We've simplified the more traditional version so that it only includes addition. Read more »

## Christmas Cross-Number

This one is straightforward to explain.

It's a cracker-shaped crossword with numbers. There are 27 clues, the majority of which (19) feature doubling or halving. The answers are either 2-digit, 3-digit, 4-digit or 5-digit numbers. Read more »

## Christmas Tree Race

Here's a Christmas themed game to support children's development of calculation.

Using the downloadable* board, a counter each and three dice, children take turns to create a calculation with the dice which will enable them to 'climb' the tree. Read more »

## Christmas Costs

Here is the first of several new Christmas themed mathsticks resources.

Christmas Costs is a worksheet resource  which offers children a problem solving starter. The focus is on calculating the 'imaginary' cost of a number of Christmas items. Read more »