Continuing with our series of worksheets on division is this new set of ‘star’ questions. Once children have learnt the ten times table they can put it to good use by answering these divide by 10 questions. In the shape of a star, there are two sets of 8 questions, all dividing by 10. These […]

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# What’s new: Division by grouping

One way of understanding division is to think of it as equal grouping. In other words, you have a number of objects and split them up into piles of the same amount. 8 divided by 2 can be thought of as ‘How many equal groups of 2 can be made from 8?’ These four pages […]

# What’s New: Division word problems

A calculation involving division can be written in a variety of ways and it is important that children recognise these so that they can carry out the correct procedure. These four pages introduce 4 or 5 different ways, including: Share 8 objects between 2 Divide 8 by 2 How many twos make eight? How many […]

# What’s New: Divide by 3

Continuing with our series on early division we have a set of four worksheets on dividing by 3, for children who are just learning their 3 x table. The patterns of the 3x table are not as easy to recognise as the 2, 5 or 10 times and this can be a table that children […]

# What’s New: Divide by 2, 5 and 10

A mixed bag today with four worksheets on dividing by 2, 5 and 10. It is always a good idea to ask children how they go about answering a question, or what are they thinking. When faced with a question such as 30 divided by 5, I think, ‘How many fives make 30?’ and can […]

# What’s New: Divide by 5

Here we have the second in our mini series of division worksheets, suitable for children in year 2, aged around 6, but this will vary according to the individual child’s development. These four maths worksheets on dividing by 5 are an ideal way to check how well the 5 times table has been learned. They […]

# Resource of the Week: Maths Game Counting Hiccups

Your child will have to listen really carefully to be successful with this amusing game that helps with early counting. As it is only sounds that are being counted it is important to keep track – and fingers might be needed! The schoolboys just can’t stop their hiccups! Listen carefully and count how many hiccups […]

# What’s New: Divide by 10

Another area of maths that we have had several requests for is early division. Over the next few days we will be updating this, starting with four pages on dividing by 10. Dividing by 10 is probably the easiest of all mental division. All these questions only have division of multiples of 10 so there […]

# What’s New: Subtracting 2-digits by counting up

Sometimes the easiest way to carry out a subtraction sum is to count up from the lower number. This is especially true if the two numbers are close to each other, but cross the tens boundary. A subtraction such as 41 – 37 could be done in this way. Count on 3 to 40 and […]

# What’s New: Subtracting multiples of 10 from 100

These four worksheets are aimed at giving children practice at subtracting multiples of ten from 100. The aim of this is that they learn the answers off by heart, so they no longer have to count on or back. As there only a short number of possibilities it is important for children to know these […]