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Superbrains! Subtracting whole tens

Here we have a set of worksheets which looks at subtraction of whole tens. Once children have become confident with counting forwards and backwards in ones and twos the next step is to be able to count in tens. Be careful, however, as some children can rote learn this with no understanding of how large […]

What’s new: Estimating on a number line

This week we are publishing a quite tricky set of maths worksheets in the Superbrain  section, all about estimating on a number line. The number line is from 0 to 10,  but there are no numbers shown between these, and children have to estimate where numbers would lie. It is not expected that they will […]

What’s New: Complete addition number sentences

We have had several requests for more pages on addition for children who have gained confidence with adding single digits and want to move on, so for the next week or so we are going to include as much as we can on this area. This set of four worksheets looks at completing number sentences. […]

What’s New: Multiples of 2, 5 and 10

Here we have a great set of maths worksheets on multiples of 2, 5 and 10. Learning tables can be made much easier if children can recognise some of the facts about multiples. The multiples of 2 always end in 0, 2, 4, 6 or 8. Any other number is not a multiple of two […]

Bonus worksheets: Multiplication word problems

Multiplication word problems This set of worksheets looks at multiplication word problems taken from real life situations. All the questions can be answered if the 2x, 5x and 10x tables are known. There are picture illustrations on the first couple of pages to help. Some children may use these to count up in twos, fives […]

What’s New: Counting patterns

Maths is all to do with pattern, whether it is shape or number. This week we have published a set of four worksheets on the patterns patterns made on a number square when counting on in threes, fours and fives. These pages can be found in our Counting and Number section of the Superbrain link. […]

Coming Soon: Our Great Farmyard Multiplication Game!

It may have been quiet on the site recently, but that is because we have all been far too busy playing our latest Multiplication game, seeing who can get the best scores for each animal! (Well, we have also been testing to make sure it all works properly!) Set in a farmyard there are five […]

What’s New: Multiplication in any order

Brand new this week is a set of pages on multiplication for our Superbrains! A vital part of understanding the process of multiplication is to know that it can be done in any order. This is also true of addition, but not of subtraction or division. These pages explain that ‘2 lots of 3’ is […]

What’s New: Ten Times Table

Here we have another in our series on multiplication and tables. This time we are looking at the ten times table. This is often thought of as the easiest table as the digits don’t change, but don’t get caught in the trap of telling your child that you ‘just add a nought’to multiply by ten. […]

What’s New: Two, five and ten times tables

Practice makes perfect, and this set of multiplication pages gives loads of practice for the 2x, 5x and 10x tables. This is the first time we have introduced the idea of filling in a multiplication grid, multiplying the numbers across and down to fill in the grid. The first time children come across this they […]