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News: August 7th, an amazing date!

Two truly amazing times will shortly be with us – but only for a second each. At 5 minutes and six seconds after 4 am the time will be 04:05:06. On August 7th the date will be 07/08/09. Put these two together, so at 5 minutes and six seconds after 4 am on August 7th […]

Resource of the Week: Maths Worksheets on Subtraction

This is a great way for your child to learn about subtraction by counting back in ones. The frogs will help to hop back along the number line to do each subtraction. With four pages to chose from there’s plenty here to help get started with counting back. This is just one of a fantastic […]

What’s New? Telling the Time (1)

Telling the time is one of those benchmarks which many parents use to judge how well their children are doing. In fact, many children find time a difficult concept and with the use of digital watches, mobile phones etc they come across the traditional clock face less and less. This set of maths worksheets is […]

Resource of the Week: Maths Board Game – Misox

Just about everybody knows about noughts and crosses, but Misox is much more thought provoking, yet just as easy to play. Play it just like noughts and crosses, taking it in turns to place counters on the board. But… the player who makes a straight line of three LOSES the game. Don’t be too certain […]

What’s New? Maths Worksheets on Adding 3 Numbers

Once children are really happy with adding two 1-digit numbers then they can move on to adding three small numbers mentally. There are various strategies that they can use to help them. Probably the best strategy of all is to start with the largest number, and this should be the case for the majority of […]

Resource of the Week: Maths Worksheets on Using Number Lines

Number lines are very popular in schools, being used extensively to help with counting, adding and subtraction. This is one of 6 sets of number line worksheets each containing four pages. Your child can help the dragons complete the number lines whilst improving their knowledge and understanding of number. With more missing numbers and numbers […]

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What’s New? Maths Worksheets on Empty and Full.

Whether it is bath water or a jar of sweets, the terms empty and full are very important when talking about capacity. This is an area of maths which is quite interesting with young children. They will decide which container holds the most by its height rather than size and it is well worth spending […]

Resource of the Week: Maths Game on Counting

Some children work better with pencil and paper methods. Others prefer to have an on-screen activity which they can whizz through and get instant feedback. let your child choose which they would like to do as we have plenty of both kinds of activity. This is a fun game to help with counting up to […]

What’s New? Maths Worksheets on Counting Back in Tens

Here we have a tricky set of maths worksheets on counting back in tens, starting from any 2-digit number. An important thing to point out to children is that the units will remain the same as the number gets ten less. This is good practice at understanding place value, so important later on. This is […]