With Easter approaching (and this year it seems to be taking forever) we have been taking advantage of all the Easter themed items available to develop our mathematical thinking. I read a quote yesterday which said that to learn something new it takes between 100-200 repetitions but when it is done … [Read more...] about Easter Themed Maths Ideas
Valentine's day is arriving and there are hearts everywhere so I thought it would be a good way to incorporate some maths games and sensory play. We have had a lot of fun with these games and love is definitely in the air now! Sensory Tray Resources: Coloured rice, coloured oats, range of red items … [Read more...] about Valentine’s day special- maths and sensory play
It is that funny week between Christmas and New Year when nobody has a clue what day it is. We have also been in semi hibernation because of a chicken pox outbreak (it is very dangerous for Isabel to catch while she is still on treatment) so there have been lots of opportunities to play with Christmas … [Read more...] about Our Top 5 Accidentally Educational Fun Games!
As it is nearly Halloween we have been enjoying lots of activities together this half term. Last year my Halloween blog focused on phonics and rhyming words and so this year I thought it would be good to have a maths focus. The following games are ones that we have had a lot of fun with, and enjoyed … [Read more...] about Halloween Maths Games
I wanted to write this blog last week, but with a hospital stay at the beginning of the week with Isabel, and then a hospital stay at the end of the week with Charlie it's been a bit manic here. Luckily they are both doing well now, it's just that horrible time of year and they are both vulnerable for … [Read more...] about Early counting, number recognition and number bonds to 10
We have been having a lot of fun over the last week, either staying at home or out and about. I wanted to put together some of the maths activities we have been doing that focus on problem solving. Isabel is really keen to count and is interested in numbers, but problem solving is a great way to get her … [Read more...] about Problem Solving Maths Activities during the summer holidays