Wordle, which you might think is simply a word game, is actually a mathematical puzzle. Yes, it may use words and letters instead of numbers, and a wide vocabulary doesn't hurt, but the logic, strategy, probability and elimination processes we use to solve it are actually math skills.
Baking is great for putting maths into practice, and showing children how they can use maths skills in real life is a great motivator to keep them interested and keen to learn.
Even though most of the world is currently confined indoors, spring is still bursting out all over and giving lots of different opportunities for math learning! All of these activities can be done using gardens or pots at home, looking through windows, or on daily walks for exercise.
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For kids, everything is a learning experience and as parents we can both maximise it and make the learning fun - here's some ideas for how to do that at Halloween...
And the Olympic games is perfect for just that - getting down with your own kids to watch whatever might spark their interest. With sports from archery to wrestling (with loads that you might not even have heard of in between) there's something for everyone.
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The oldest tennis tournament in the world is back this year after a pandemic induced hiatus and as with every sport, there’s plenty of math to be found - read on for some Championship math challenges!
The following Tour de France facts and 'bike maths' questions are great jumping off points to help primary aged children get a practical understanding of how numeracy and geometry applies to real life.