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I have been a Key Stage 2 teacher for many years and love giving my students opportunities to be activity involved in their learning. I like creating task cards and activities which enable to children to engage, enjoy and extend their learning.

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I have been a Key Stage 2 teacher for many years and love giving my students opportunities to be activity involved in their learning. I like creating task cards and activities which enable to children to engage, enjoy and extend their learning.
O'Clock and Half Past Puzzles
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O'Clock and Half Past Puzzles

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Practise telling the time to the hour and half past the hour with these 15 puzzles. These are particularly suitable for Year 1 and 2 children. Included in this pack are 5 lots of each type of time puzzle: 5 x O’clock (matching clock face with the words) 5 x half past (matching clock face with the words) 5 x o’clock and half past (matching clock face with the words) How to use: Simply print the sheets, laminate so they last longer and then cut the hexagons. Students are to then join the hexagons together using o’clock and half past knowledge. The final shape should make a ‘flower’ shape with a hexagon in the middle and 6 around the outside. These differentiated puzzles can be used in any spare 5-10 minutes. As an early morning consolidation activity or as even as an extension activity for early finishers. ****YOU MIGHT ALSO BE INTERESTED IN**** Telling the Time - O'clock & Half Past Activities Telling the Time - Quarter To & Quarter Past Activities Telling the Time to 5 minutes Loop Cards. 12 and 24 hour
Number Bonds to 10 & 20 puzzles
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Number Bonds to 10 & 20 puzzles

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These number bond puzzles are a fun and engaging way of practising important number bond facts. Included in this pack are 5 lots of each type of number bond puzzle: 5 x number bonds to 10 (e.g. 4, 6) 5 x number bonds to 20 (e.g. 12, 8) How to use: Simply print the sheets, laminate so they last longer and then cut the hexagons. Students are to then join the hexagons together using number bonds knowledge. The final shape should make a ‘flower’ shape with a hexagon in the middle and 6 around the outside. These differentiated puzzles can be used in any spare 5-10 minutes. As an early morning consolidation activity or as even as an extension activity for early finishers. I have included a spare empty hexagon template so you could make your own. I’ve even had students make their own version. ****YOU MIGHT ALSO BE INTERESTED IN**** Number bonds to 100 puzzles Number bonds to 10, 20 & 100 COMPLETE set Number bonds to 10 with Numicon
Numicon Number Bonds to 10 Puzzles
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Numicon Number Bonds to 10 Puzzles

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These number bond puzzles are a fun and engaging way of practising important number bond facts and link to Numicon. Included in this pack are 5 lots of each type of number bond puzzle: 5 x number bonds to 10 with Numicon paired with Numicon. 5 x number bonds to 10 with Numicon paired with numbers. Great for Year 1 & 2. How to use: Simply print the sheets, laminate so they last longer and then cut the hexagons. Students are to then join the hexagons together using number bonds knowledge. The final shape should make a ‘flower’ shape with a hexagon in the middle and 6 around the outside. These puzzles can be used in any spare 5-10 minutes. As an early morning consolidation activity or as even as an extension activity for early finishers. I also have in my shop: Number Bonds to 10 & 20 Puzzles Number Bonds to 100 Puzzles Complete set of Number Bonds to 10, 20 & 100
Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives & Adverbs Sorting Activity
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Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives & Adverbs Sorting Activity

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A fun and engaging way to learn about nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. These resources can be used in many different ways to help your students learn about the differences between these parts of speech but also they can help develop their language use too. This is suitable for Year 3 & 4. There are 15 of each nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs on pieces of popcorn which can be sorted or collected. A list of ideas of how these can be used is included in the pack. There are also a 18 noun, verb, adjective and adverb activity cards which can be used as challenges for students to include in their writing or as a treasure hunt where they need to identify which word is a particular part of speech.
Multiplication & Division Puzzles
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Multiplication & Division Puzzles

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Included in this pack are 9 multiplication puzzles and 9 division puzzles to practise times tables for x2 to x10 How to use: Simply print the sheets, laminate so they last longer and then cut the hexagons. Students are to then join the hexagons together using multiplication or division facts. The final shape should make a ‘flower’ shape with a hexagon in the middle and 6 around the outside. These differentiated puzzles can be used in any spare 5-10 minutes. As an early morning consolidation activity or as even as an extension activity for early finishers. These puzzles cover the NC Programme of Study: Yr 2 - Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 multiplication tables, including recognising odd and even numbers Yr 3 - Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables Yr 4 - Recall multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 × 12 ************************************************************************************************* You might be interested in my other multiplication products: Error Analysis / Spot the Mistake Task Cards for Multiplication in Yr 5 & 6 Error Analysis / Spot the Mistake Task Cards for Multiplication in Yr 3 & 4 Mastering Multiplication Times Tables Printable & Foldable Tests
Number Bonds to 10, 20 & 100 puzzles BUNDLE
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Number Bonds to 10, 20 & 100 puzzles BUNDLE

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These differentiated puzzles are a fun and engaging way of learning vital number bond facts. Included in this pack are 5 lots of each type of number bond puzzle: 5 x number bonds to 10 (e.g. 4, 6) 5 x number bonds to 20 (e.g. 12, 8) 5 x number bonds to 100 using multiples of 10 (e.g. 30, 70) 5 x number bonds to 100 using multiples of 5 (e.g. 45, 55) 5 x number bonds to 100 (e.g. 31, 69) How to use: Simply print the sheets, laminate so they last longer and then cut the hexagons. Students are to then join the hexagons together using number bonds knowledge. The final shape should make a ‘flower’ shape with a hexagon in the middle and 6 around the outside. These differentiated puzzles can be used in any spare 5-10 minutes. As an early morning consolidation activity or as even as an extension activity for early finishers. I have included a spare empty hexagon template so you could make your own. I’ve even had students make their own version. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PRODUCT IS A BUNDLE PACK OF MY OTHER PRODUCTS NUMBER BONDS TO 10 & 20 PUZZLES AND NUMBER BONDS TO 100 PUZZLES.
Transition / Start of the School Year / Back to School Activities
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Transition / Start of the School Year / Back to School Activities

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Get your new class to learn about each other with these start of school year / back to school activities. * Getting to know you grid: This is great if you have a class who don’t really know each other very well. Students need to move around asking others if they fulfil one of these things. * Getting to know you game: This can be played in pairs or threes. Roll a dice, move that number of spaces and simply give the information that has been asked for. * We are all a piece of this class: This can be an individual activity where the student writes and draws about themselves. They need to think about presentation so that this can then be displayed in the classroom. * What would your shield say about you?: This can be an individual activity where the student writes and draws about themselves. They need to think about presentation so that this too can then be displayed in the classroom.
Telling the Time - O'clock and Half Past Activities
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Telling the Time - O'clock and Half Past Activities

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Included in this pack are 48 o’clock and half past jigsaws, 24 Matching the Clock With the Time cards and 3 games which focus on clocks with only o’clock, only half past and then both. Particularly suitable for Year 1. *8 Matching the Clock With the Time cards for o’clock, 8 for half past and 8 using both. They could be used by having students peg the correct answer or draw a line from the clock to the correct answer. Or a hole could be punched and using a long shoe lace, students can match clock with the time. This will also help hand-eye coordination. Answers are included. *3 games for students to tell the time at each move. *24 jigsaws for matching fun clocks and time in words. These activities support the Year 2 NC Mathematics Programme of Study: Tell the time to the hour and half past the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times ****************************************************** You might also be interested in: Telling the Time - Quarter Past & Quarter To Activities
Error Analysis / Spot the Mistake Task Cards for Multiplication Methods in Yr 3 & 4
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Error Analysis / Spot the Mistake Task Cards for Multiplication Methods in Yr 3 & 4

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Want your students to practise the grid method and formal written methods for multiplication but want something more than just boring calculations? Look no further! Included in this package are 32 tasks cards each with 2 spot the mistake tasks to engage, enrich and extend understanding of the grid method and formal written methods for TUxU and HTUxU. There are 8 tasks for each type of method so work can differentiated across the class depending on their ability and understanding of the different written methods. They could also be used into conjunction with manipulatives and resources. 8 calculations for each method, 2 on each sheet. Each calculation has an error – wrong multiplication fact, incorrect addition, amounts not carried to the next column etc. Students can identify what is the error, explain clearly the mistake and suggest advice as if they were the teacher. Finally the correct calculation can be written. There are 4 different written methods for TU x U, grid method and formal written methods. 4 different written methods for HTU x U – grid method and formal written methods. All xU are x3, x4 or x5 so students concentrate on the method rather than the multiplication facts. The task cards have been made so that they are easy to photocopy and use. They could be enlarged for those who need more space for their writing. They could be used as an activity for individuals or students could work in a group of 4 and each complete the first box and then pass to the person on their left, complete the next section and pass again until all the sections are completed. The first box could be used just on its own and students just spot the mistake and write the correct answer in their books – the possibilities are endless! Answers are included. This activity relates to NC Mathematics Programme of Study: Yr 3 - Write and calculate mathematical statements for multiplication and division using the multiplication tables that they know, including for two-digit numbers times one-digit numbers, using mental and progressing to formal written methods Yr 4 - multiply two-digit and three-digit numbers by a one-digit number using formal written layout *******PLEASE NOTE******** ALSO AVAILABLE ARE: Error Analysis / Spot the Mistake Task Cards for Written Multiplication Complete Set is available which contains these sheets and the sheets for Year 5/6. For this resource AND Mastering Multiplication Tables Tests AND Multiplication and Division Puzzles please go to Multiplication Bundle for Year 3 & 4
Multiplication and Division Bar Model Trios Yr 1 & 2
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Multiplication and Division Bar Model Trios Yr 1 & 2

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32 bar model trio jigsaw cards. These have a word problem, bar model and the number sentence. These are particularly suitable for Year 1 and 2 children who use the bar model and methods linked to The White Rose Maths. I have included the 32 trios and then also included versions where only one element is present e.g. just the word problem so that children could work out what is the bar model and number sentence independently. I have also included a list of different ways in which you could use this resource so that it is useful for learning multiplication and division throughout the year. (There are 2 versions of bar modelling included in this pack - using a bracket and using 2 bars - please look at the preview to see) All calculations involve either the x2, x5 or x10 tables. ***ALSO AVAILABLE*** Addition and Subtraction Bar Model Trios Yr 1 & 2 Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication & Division Bar Model Trios Yr 1 & 2 COMPLETE SET
Telling the Time - Quarter Past & Quarter To Activities
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Telling the Time - Quarter Past & Quarter To Activities

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Included in this pack are 24 quarter past and quarter to jigsaws, 16 Matching the Clock With the Time cards, 24 clock strip activities, 6 cards with time vocabulary, 4 rainbow time facts cards and 4 games which focus on quarter past, to, half past and o’clock. Particularly suitable for Year 2. *There are 8 Matching the Clock With the Time cards with the options of quarter past or to and 8 with answers ranging from half past, o’clock and quarter to and past. They could be used by having students peg the correct answer or draw a line from the clock to the correct answer. Or a hole could be punched and using a long shoe lace, students can match clock with the time. This will also help hand-eye coordination. *4 games for students to tell the time at each move. 2 have clocks to read and 2 have time on words to read and the students could draw or make the times using a clock. *4 rainbow time fact cards. These can be used as a display or could be cut down the middle for students to use as a matching activity. *24 quarter past and quarter to jigsaws using fun pictures of clocks and watches. *24 quarter past and quarter to time strips where words and clocks need to be matched to make the whole picture. This could be used with individuals or with small groups *6 bright vocabulary cards for display. These activities support the Year 2 NC Mathematics Programme of Study: Tell and write the time including quarter past/to the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times, Know the number of minutes in an hour and the number of hours in a day ****************************************************** You might also be interested in: Telling the Time - O'clock and Half Past Activities
Ordering Decimals task cards
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Ordering Decimals task cards

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Included in this pack are 32 task cards for ordering decimals, suitable for Year 4 and 5. There are 16 red cards which use whole numbers and numbers with up to 2 decimal places. The green pack uses decimal numbers with up to 3 decimal places. Children could either use the green or red pack depending on their understanding of decimals. Please note that the green cards 1-7 are the same as red cards 10-16 so if students first complete the red pack they then need to start at number 8 of the green pack as an extension task. Included on every task is an additional question such as rounding a number or finding the total for the smallest and largest decimal. (These task cards are the same as my Christmas Ordering Decimals Task Cards but can be used any time of year!)
Error Analysis / Spot the Mistake Task Cards for Written Division Methods Yr 5 & 6
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Error Analysis / Spot the Mistake Task Cards for Written Division Methods Yr 5 & 6

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Included in this package are 24 tasks cards each with 2 spot the mistake tasks to engage, enrich and extend understanding of formal written division methods in Year 5 & 6 for short and long division. 8 calculations for each method, 2 on each sheet. Each calculation has an error – wrong division/multiplication fact, incorrect subtraction, remainders not written with the answer etc. Students can identify what is the error, explain clearly the mistake and suggest advice as if they were the teacher. Finally the correct calculation can be written. The methods are: SHORT DIVISION HTU ÷ U remainders as a number HTU ÷ U remainders as a fraction HTU ÷ U remainders as a decimal LONG DIVISION HTU ÷ TU remainders as a number HTU ÷ TU remainders as a fraction HTU ÷ TU remainders as a decimal This activity relates to NC Mathematics Programme of Study: Year 5: Divide numbers up to 4 digits by a one-digit number using the formal written method of short division and interpret remainders appropriately for the context Year 6: Divide numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit whole number using the formal written method of long division, and interpret remainders as whole number remainders, fractions, or by rounding, as appropriate for the context YOU MIGHT ALSO BE INTERESTED IN Error Analysis / Spot the Mistake Task Cards for Written Division Methods Yr 3 & 4 Error Analysis / Spot the Mistake Task Cards for Multiplication Methods in Yr 5 & 6
Roman Numerals Whodunnit Year 4
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Roman Numerals Whodunnit Year 4

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This is a ‘whodunnit’ type of activity linked to the Ancient Romans where a Roman Imperial Centurion helmet has been stolen. Students need to work out who stole it, at what time and where is can now be found. It is aimed at Year 4 objectives. On the sheet, they are given 6 possible answers for each part of the crime and each time they get an answer correct they are given a clue as a co-ordinate. Students need to use the grid to find that particular co-ordinate and that will give them an answer in the form of a time, place or person. This answer needs to then be crossed out on the main sheet. The three boxes which are not crossed out at the end will reveal who stole the helmet, when and where it can now be found. There are 15 Roman numerals questions which focus on the Year 4 objective: Read Roman numerals to 100 (I to C) and know that over time, the numeral system changed to include the concept of 0 and place value. These objectives are also covered in this whodunnit activity: Read, write and convert time between analogue and digital 12- and 24-hour clocks Describe positions on a 2-D grid as coordinates in the first quadrant
Who Has Read What?  World Book Day Activity
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Who Has Read What? World Book Day Activity

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A fun and engaging activity for the whole class to ask each other questions linked to books they have read. Can they find someone who has read a book that has a monster in it or where good beats evil? Great Key Stage 2 worksheet for World Book Day.
Number Bonds to 100 puzzles
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Number Bonds to 100 puzzles

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Make practising number bonds an engaging and fun activity with these differentiated puzzles. Included in this pack are 5 lots of each type of number bond puzzle: 5 x number bonds to 100 using multiples of 10 (e.g. 30, 70) 5 x number bonds to 100 using multiples of 5 (e.g. 45, 55) 5 x number bonds to 100 (e.g. 31, 69) How to use: Simply print the sheets, laminate so they last longer and then cut the hexagons. Students are to then join the hexagons together using number bonds knowledge. The final shape should make a ‘flower’ shape with a hexagon in the middle and 6 around the outside. These differentiated puzzles can be used in any spare 5-10 minutes. As an early morning consolidation activity or as even as an extension activity for early finishers. I have included a spare empty hexagon template so you could make your own. I’ve even had students make their own version. ****YOU MIGHT ALSO BE INTERESTED IN**** Number bonds to 10 with Numicon puzzles Number bonds to 10 & 20 puzzles Number bonds to 10, 20 & 100 COMPLETE set
Christmas Advent Calen'BAR' Word Problems for Bar Modelling
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Christmas Advent Calen'BAR' Word Problems for Bar Modelling

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Enjoyed taking part in the White Rose Maths Hub Barvember? Here is an advent calendar with a difference - 4 word problems, everyday for 1st Dec to 24th Dec. Included in this package are 4 word problems for 1st December to 24th December which encourage the use of the bar model. The bar model is a useful tool for helping children visualise and then solve maths problems. Even some of the most complex problems can be seen much easier when represented visually. This advent calen’bar’ provides an opportunity for everyone to just do some maths and enjoy the run up to Christmas. Numbers 1 & 2 are simpler problems that involve 1 or two steps. This would be suitable for children who are younger or less confident using the bar model. Numbers 3 & 4 are slightly more complex and require several steps before solving the problem. The PowerPoint includes all the of problems which could be displayed on the class whiteboard for the class to solve. I have included a black line smaller version of all the questions so that they could be printed off and stuck in books. You could do these questions every day until the end of the school term, send the weekend dates home as homework or it could be used as a larger session where these problems could be posted around the room or even around the school and everyone takes part. Have some Christmas maths fun!
Number Bonds Bundle
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Number Bonds Bundle

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A bundle of number bond puzzles to last the whole year. Number bond puzzles to 10 with Numicon for those needing pictorial support, number bonds to 10 & 20 and finally number bonds to 100 using a range of multiples of 10, 5 and finally any number. These support the NC Programmes of Study in Year 1 & 2: Represent and use number bonds and related subtraction facts within 20 Recall and use addition and subtraction facts to 20 fluently, and derive and use related facts up to 100
True or False Doubles and  Halves Worksheets and Games COMPLETE SET
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True or False Doubles and Halves Worksheets and Games COMPLETE SET

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These differentiated activities are engaging and enjoyable for practising how to double and halve a range of different sized numbers. Included in this pack is: true or false halving numbers 1-20 worksheet true or false halving 2-digit numbers worksheet true or false halving 2 & 3-digit multiples of 10 worksheet true or false halving 3-digit numbers worksheet true or false halving 3 & 4-digit multiples of 10 worksheet answer sheets Statements and true or false characters for true or false game. true or false doubling numbers 1-20 worksheet true or false doubling 2-digit numbers worksheet true or false doubling 2 & 3-digit multiples of 10 worksheet true or false doubling 3-digit numbers worksheet true or false doubling 3 & 4-digit multiples of 10 worksheet answer sheets Statements and true or false characters for true or false game. For the game, simply cut each statement and then used as a game where the cards are placed face down and then students take it in turns to pick a card and work out whether it is true or false and place the card in a pile. THIS IS THE COMPLETE SET VERSION OF MY OTHER SEPARATE PRODUCTS: True or False Halves Worksheets and Game AND True or False Doubles Worksheets and Game
Addition and Subtraction Bar Model Trios Yr 1 & 2
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Addition and Subtraction Bar Model Trios Yr 1 & 2

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32 bar model trio jigsaw cards. These have a word problem, bar model and the number sentence. These are particularly suitable for Year 1 and 2 children who use the bar model and methods linked to The White Rose Maths. I have included the 32 trios and then also included versions where only one element is present e.g. just the word problem so that children could work out what is the bar model and number sentence independently. I have also included a list of different ways in which you could use this resource so that it is useful for learning addition and subtraction throughout the year. This pack has been updated so that it contain two ways of bar modelling - using brackets and using 2 bars. See the preview to see. All calculations involve numbers between 1 - 50. 16 are addition and 16 are subtraction using the same numbers so when they are cut up as a jigsaw children need to think about whether it is 15 - 8 or 15 + 8. ***ALSO AVAILABLE*** Multiplication and Division Bar Model Trios Yr 1 & 2 Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication & Division Bar Model Trios Yr 1 & 2 COMPLETE SET