For the same age group from the BBC there's Number Adventures, a dazzling animation in which mathematical challenges are this term linked to shape and measuring length. BBC's Megamaths for seven to nine-year-olds has a raft of new human presenters to coer the notoriously difficult world of fractions, and makes imaginative use of the victorious men's 400m relay team to demonstrate quarters.
TVM: Puzzle Maths from Channel 4 employs graphics, animation and live action to approach problem-solving seven to nine-year-olds.
Megamaths: BBC2, Mondays 11.50-12.10pm, January 17 - February 14
Number Adventures: BBC2, Tuesdays 9-9.15am, January 18 - February 14
TVM: puzzle maths: C4, Tuesdays 10.10.25am, February 29 - March 28
The Number Crew 2: C4, Wednesdays 10-10.10am, January 19 to March 29