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What’s New: Maths Vocabulary – ‘Smaller’

Whether it’s spoons, teddies or balloons, there’s plenty of opportunity to work out ‘What’s smaller’. This is another great set of pages introducing measurement to young children. To start with standard units are not used, but it is very important to get children to compare two things, saying which is bigger, smaller, heavier etc. This […]

Resource of the Week: 5 Little Ducks Number Rhyme

Children love number and counting rhymes. This is just one of our enjoyable number rhymes, as five little ducks go out with their mother. One at a time they seem to disappear until there are none left. Great for practising counting down in ones. There are also counting and writing numbers up to 5 worksheets […]

What’s new: Maths Worksheets on Counting Back

Counting back is the preliminary stage before subtracting ‘in your head’. These worksheets ask your child to count back from numbers up to 20. At first they will probably use fingers or other maths material to count back, but as they gain confidence they will begin to use mental methods and begin to know the […]

Resource of the Week: Maths Worksheets on ‘Which is more?’

‘It’s not fair, he’s got more than me!’ If your child has brothers or sisters he/she is probably already familiar with the terms ‘more than’ and ‘less than’. But there’s no harm in some extra practice with these penguins! All just with numbers up to 5. This is just one of a fantastic range of […]

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What’s New: Maths Worksheets on Counting On in Tens

Here are four great maths worksheets for those children who are confident with counting in ones and are ready to move on to counting up in tens from a teen number and then any 2-digit number. Whilst the four pages concentrate on the same skill, they are all very different. Don’t be surprised if your […]

Resource of the Week: Maths Board Game, Triangular Addition

There is no better way to help children with their maths than for an adult to sit down with them and work/play maths games together. This is one of our great games that you can play with your children to help them with their maths. You need a print out of the triangular board, a […]

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Infant class sizes on the rise!

Something which parents of young children will be disappointed to hear is that class sizes in infant classes are on the rise. 30 seems to be the accepted limit for classes, but 1.7% are over this limit and over 10 000 children are being taught in ‘unlawfully large classes’. However, this is still a huge […]

What’s new: Maths vocabulary, bigger and biggest

Learning the correct terms to compare things is vital in the Early Years and one of the most important aspects of measurement. Here we have four more great pages on maths vocabulary for young children, looking at bigger and biggest. You can find these in our Shapes and Measures section. Pick out the biggest frog […]

Resource of the Week: Maths Game, Aliens Matching Numbers

This is a super maths game to introduce numbers up to 5 for young children. Our happy little aliens need to find the correct numbers on the craters so that they get home safely. Your child can help them by sliding them into the right craters. Great for children just starting off with recognising numbers […]

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Free Resource: Add to 10p

To give you a quick idea of the maths worksheets available here are four pages from our ‘Moving On’ section, especially written for children who have gained confidence in counting above 10. This set of pages helps with adding money. Add the 10p coin to the other coins to find out how much the rabbit […]