Teachers TV: Primary Maths - Counting and calculating

Teachers TV: Primary Maths - Counting and calculating, KS1, KS2

Teachers TV: Primary Maths - Counting and calculating

Use this collection of free videos as lesson starters to get your class thinking about multiplication and division, and to enable them to solve a variety of maths problems. (Ages 7-11).

Counting and calculating


Division, volume and other topics

Each of these lesson starters feature a dramatised situation that presents a maths problem.

Multiplication and division


Multiplication: Piggy buys apples

A short clip that poses a mathematical problem on multiplication.

Multiplication and division: Sharing puppy food

A real-life maths problem focuses on division and can be used as a lesson starter.

Multiplication and division: Seats on a train

A multiplication problem which can be used as a lesson starter.

Division: Loading up the getaway car

A short clip, ideal for use as a lesson starter particularly with a Year 6 class, which poses a maths problem on division.

Division: Dice factory

A clip featuring a real-life context for division. Ideal for use as a lesson starter and especially suitable for use with Year 6.

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