Battery Percentages and FractionsSome people would argue that working with fractions and percentages is always going to be dull.

However, there are hundreds of interesting, meaningful ways of teaching fractions and percentages. Read more »

Chocolate Maths Problem

Here's a quick maths problem with a chocolatey theme!

The problem is based on the notion that two rectangular chocolate bars have been broken into different shapes. The children have to use the given information to rebuild the chocolate bars. Read more »

Multiplying - mental and oral starter

How do you keep mental mathematics interesting? ...How do you engage children in 'estimating'? ...How do you make calculator work meaningful?

These are all vital questions, and finding appropriate solutions can become increasingly difficult the further into Key Stage 2 you teach! Read more »

Counting eggs - maths resource number lineThis is another Counting Display like Flower Counting, Car Counting and Spider Counting, this number-line resources has been designed to help&nbs Read more »

Bingo Bonds Maths GameHere's a fun reverse bingo game... I call it 'reverse' because the Bingo Boards the children use all feature written subtraction problems, such as ‘50 – 32’ or ‘50 – 19’. Read more »

Binary numbers

For a brief time it looked like Binary Numbers were about to be given a whole new lease of life as they appeared in the Y6 Programme of Study as part of the DRAFT National Curriculum. Read more »

probability - digit card gameThis is a straightforward number game for 2-4 players. You need 4 sets of 0-9 digit cards, a sand timer (or stopwatch) and individual whiteboards (or notepaper). Read more »

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