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

Here we have another great set of maths worksheets on subtraction. There are two key concepts for your child you be familiar with on these worksheets. Firstly, the subtraction sign is used. Secondly, the idea of a function machine, where a number is put in, an operation is carried out and a number is sent […]

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What’s New: Maths Worksheets on 2D Shapes (3)

Children soon become familiar with squares, triangles and circles. As well as looking at these 2D shapes, this set of worksheets also introduces other 4 sided shapes and ovals. You can be very creative with a set of shapes to draw round, making all sorts of pictures. Why not have a go? This is another […]

Resource of the Week: Maths Worksheets on Counting up to 10

Many children quickly learn how to say the numbers from 0 to 10, but this is not quite the same as being able to count a number of objects. Whether it’s counting fish, footballs or planes, we have a great set of maths worksheets which are perfect to supplement all those opportunities there are in […]

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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 […]