Age 7 is a key time in math for young learners as they are about to progress to some tricky concepts. With that in mind, here are my 7 essential math skills to help parents and carers review their child's progress and provide support when required.
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.
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Baking is a great way to use up leftover Halloween junk food - not to mention that it is a fantastic way of introducing mathematical concepts to children! Kids can do most of this with supervision. Here’s the recipe:
Learning fractions is one of the first tricky concepts that kids come across - here we look at some of the misconceptions and misunderstandings that arise when kids are first introduced to fractions.
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Parents often fear helping their kids with math. This article explores the reasons for this and demystifies some of the elementary math topics we fear most
The 38 Challenge is a three step activity that will help children towards achieving instant recall of times tables - and truly mastering this important foundational math skill.