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What’s New: Matching 3D Shapes (1)

Interestingly, the Primary Framework for Mathematics believes that 3D shape should be taught at the same time, if not sooner than, 2D shape. The probable reason for this is that in real life children are coming across 3D shapes all the time and will only see 2D shape occasionally in a book, or maths sheet! […]

Resource of the Week: Maths Worksheets on Counting Back

Children love counting up and down, especially down to zero. Our rocket worksheets have a starting number and the next two numbers need completing as the count down commences! There is a number line to help, once again we keep to small numbers, five and below, but the count down won’t always reach zero. This […]

What’s New: Adding in the teens

Here is the very latest in our Superbrains section for children who are comfortable with addition of single digits and are ready to work with larger numbers. There are four great, colourful worksheets on completing number sentences with answers up to 20. There is a number line to 20 displayed on each page to help […]

09 09 09 09 09 09: a fascinating date coming up!

Yes! we are rapidly moving towards another fascinating date. On the 9th second of the 9th minute of the 9th hour of the 9th day of the 9th month of the 9th year the date will be: 09 09 09 09 09 09 . To you and me that’s the 9th of September 2009. Dates […]

Resource of the Week: Number Lines

We have a great selection of resources in the Member’s Area including pages of printable number lines, used extensively in school. These can be from 0 to 9, 1 to 10, 10 to 100 and many others. Number lines can be used in many ways to help your child to count, do addition as well […]

What’s New: Using 2D shape (4)

This is the next in our series of 2D shape sets of maths worksheets. In this set we look at recognising circles, triangles and squares and there is a great challenge to complete: draw a train using just rectangles, circles and squares. If you have plastic shapes available this could really be of help in […]

Resource of the Week: Maths Worksheets on Using the + Sign

This is just one of fifteen superb sets of worksheets on addition to be found in the Going Along section. Each set contains four pages.This set aims to make your child familiar with the add sign whilst still working with small numbers. The teddies have all the correct answers: just join the sum to the […]

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Resource of the Week: Maths Game on Counting

What better way to improve your child’s counting up to ten than playing this fun game? Just count up the goats and click on the correct answer. After 5 correct answers a reward arrives – and don’t forget to click on the banjo playing goat at the end; especially if you need cheering up! This […]

What’s New: Measurement, longer and shorter

Whether it is snakes, ladders or trousers, there are plenty of opportunities on these worksheets to use the language of measurement, in this case, longer and shorter. Being able to correctly compare different lengths is vital before actual measurement using standard units is introduced later. Use these pages as a starting point for comparing lengths […]

Resource of the Week: Maths Worksheets on Money

Like all young children, your child will need plenty of practice working with money, at first just with 1p and 2p coins, then with 5p and 10p coins. The best way to do this is to use real coins although it is possible to buy sets of card coins. (Often 100 card pennies costs more […]