We don't think about foundations because they're invisible. They were put in place early on, then built over with something splendid. Foundations in maths are just like building foundations - important.

# Reverse engineering success in maths

It's hard to look into the future to predict success in maths but there's much to learn from the past. This article looks at the key connections between early learning and future success at maths.

# Build a paper-toy Komodo competition

Download and create a paper-toy Komodo - great creative fun for children aged 5 to 11. All you need is scissors and a glue stick.

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Six weeks of summer holidays without stimulating our children's brains won't do them any favours when they return to school. Here are some tips to help beat the summer slide.

# The mathematical brain - how children learn to count

Counting is easily taken for granted but there's a lot of fascinating research into how we learn to count and there's more to it than you may think. We look at some of the theories and the key steps in this fascinating journey.

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Award winning home learning for ages 5-11 on tablet and laptop.

# Introducing the Komodo bronze, silver and gold medals

For everyone asking what comes after the Black belt, we've introduced Komodo Bronze, Silver and Gold Medals. Learners will now be able to work towards these shiny new medals and pin them onto their hard-earned Black belt.

# A parents' guide to visual learning in maths

A "visual model" can be as simple as a using the slices of a cake to represent fractions, but they can explain some pretty complex ideas in advanced maths too. This article explores a few of the visual models we use in primary maths.