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I like to dispel the myth that Maths is boring! I used to be a LSA and taught Maths in small groups for 5 years with pupils aged 10-16. I am now a stay at home mum. I like a hands on style of teaching and my resources reflect that. They are activities to aid the learning of Maths and help to make it fun to learn.

I like to dispel the myth that Maths is boring! I used to be a LSA and taught Maths in small groups for 5 years with pupils aged 10-16. I am now a stay at home mum. I like a hands on style of teaching and my resources reflect that. They are activities to aid the learning of Maths and help to make it fun to learn.
Area and Volume Task Cards
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Area and Volume Task Cards

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80 picture Task cards varying in difficulty, looking at calculating the area and volume of shapes, including; triangles, rectangles, parallelograms, cylinders, cuboids and other 3D shapes. The task cards use both whole numbers and decimals. Includes an answer sheet. Also includes a blank sheet for pupils to answer on, so they doesn't have to be a specific order. You can choose which cards each pupil can do.
Area and Perimeter Task Cards
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Area and Perimeter Task Cards

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64 Task cards varying in difficulty, looking at calculating the area and perimeter of shapes, including; triangles, rectangles, squares, trapezium and L-shapes. The task cards use both whole numbers and decimals. 40 task cards have pictures of the question, and 20 are word problems. Includes an answer sheet. Also includes a blank sheet for pupils to answer on, so they doesn't have to be a specific order. You can choose which cards each pupil can do. This can also be bought as part of a bundle: Area, Perimeter, Volume, Circumference of Shapes Task Card Bundle
Decimal to Fraction Domino Loop Cards
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Decimal to Fraction Domino Loop Cards

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A fun way to learn fractions and decimals! A great game to play with small groups, as they can hep each other, reinforcing what they are learning. INSTRUCTIONS: -For 2 or more players. -Divide the cards between the players. -Get the pupils to answer each fraction question with a corresponding domino card. It works well if pupils help each other. -If done correctly, all dominoes should be put down and complete a loop! Print on card, cut out, and away you go!
Number Ordering- Listening Activity
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Number Ordering- Listening Activity

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Number Ordering This is something that can be done with any range of numbers that you like. Using a range of numbers, get the pupils to order them. •Ask pupils to listen carefully. •“I’m going to read out some numbers. Put them in order, from the smallest to largest. I will repeat again once.” •Get the pupils to put them into order from smallest to largest. •This can also be done from largest to smallest. e.g. Range 0-10 Numbers given: 7, 3, 6, 9, 1 In order from smallest to largest: 1, 3, 6, 7, 9 NB: although this is a simple task, as the range of numbers increases, or the amount of numbers given to the pupils increases, the difficulty increases. Also included: •Sequence of numbers in various ranges for Number Ordering  
I'm Thinking of a Number Pack 2
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I'm Thinking of a Number Pack 2

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I'm thinking of a number......What number is it? Using the clues provided, in any order you like, get the pupils to find and mark the right answer on the number square. This is an ideal mental starter before starting Math(s) lessons. This pack has 50 different numbers, each with up to 6 clues
Area of a Circle Task Cards (using radius, diameter and circumference)
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Area of a Circle Task Cards (using radius, diameter and circumference)

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Task Cards looking at finding the area of a circle. 48 Task cards varying in difficulty, looking at finding the area of a circle using information given, either the radius, diameter or the circumference of the circle. The task cards use both whole numbers and decimals. 24 task cards have pictures of the question, and 24 are word problems. Includes 2 answer sheets. One sheet has the answers if the Pi button is used on the calculator, and the other answer sheet has answers if 3.14 is used. Also includes a blank sheet for pupils to answer on, so they doesn't have to be a specific order. You can choose which cards each pupil can do.
Mulitplication Domino Loop Cards: 7-9 and 12 times tables
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Mulitplication Domino Loop Cards: 7-9 and 12 times tables

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A fun way to learn and reinforce the tables. They are always a chore, but playing games always makes learning fun! A great game to play with small groups, as they can hep each other, reinforcing what they are learning. INSTRUCTIONS: -For 2 or more players. -Divide the cards between the players. -Get the pupils to answer each multiplication question with a corresponding domino card. It works well if pupils help each other. -If done correctly, all dominoes should be put down and complete a loop! Print on card, cut out, and away you go!
Multiplication and Division Domino Loop Cards: 3-6 times tables
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Multiplication and Division Domino Loop Cards: 3-6 times tables

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A fun way to learn and reinforce the tables. They are always a chore, but playing games always makes learning fun! A great game to play with small groups, as they can hep each other, reinforcing what they are learning. INSTRUCTIONS: -For 2 or more players. -Divide the cards between the players. -Get the pupils to answer each division question with a corresponding domino card. It works well if pupils help each other. -If done correctly, all dominoes should be put down and complete a loop! Print on card, cut out, and away you go!
Division Domino Loop Cards: 7-9 and 12 times tables
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Division Domino Loop Cards: 7-9 and 12 times tables

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Division Domino Cards:7-9 and 12 x table A fun way to learn and reinforce the tables. They are always a chore, but playing games always makes learning fun! A great game to play with small groups, as they can hep each other, reinforcing what they are learning. INSTRUCTIONS: -For 2 or more players. -Divide the cards between the players. -Get the pupils to answer each division question with a corresponding domino card. It works well if pupils help each other. -If done correctly, all dominoes should be put down and complete a loop! Print on card, cut out, and away you go!
Odd One Out
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Odd One Out

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A great activity to aid number sense. Odd one out This is a great way to help pupils with facts of times tables. Using 3 numbers, get pupils to find the number that is the odd one out, using the knowledge of their tables to help them. •Using 3 numbers, ask the pupils to write down the odd one out and explain why. e.g. 21, 17, 14 Odd one out is 17 as it is not in the 7 times table. •This can be done on the sheet provided or in their exercise book. NB: This can also be done with a larger sequence of numbers when the pupils have increased confidence or to increase difficulty. Also included: • Odd One Out answer sheet • Various sequence of numbers for Odd One Out Also great to improve listening skills.
Place Value - Listening Activity
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Place Value - Listening Activity

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Place Value This is a great way to help pupils with the position of numbers and place value when it comes to decimals. • Call out any decimal number. • Get the pupils to write this down in their books. • Then ask questions relating to the number. • Pupils then answer questions. e.g. Using the number 3.63 You can ask; • Which one is the tenth? • Which one is the unit? • Which one is the hundredth? This can be done with any decimal number of any length.
Area, Perimeter, Volume, Circumference of Shapes Task Card Bundle
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Area, Perimeter, Volume, Circumference of Shapes Task Card Bundle

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A bundle of 264 Task Cards, Includes: *Area and Perimeter of Shapes *Area and Volume of Shapes *Area of a Circle, using radius, diameter and circumference *Circumference of a Circle, using radius, diameter and area Print out onto card and cut out (You can also laminate so they will last longer!) These are great as consolidation of a topic or an extension of work. 192 task cards are diagrams, and 72 task cards are word problems. Includes Answer Sheets. NB: For the Circle task cards, 2 answer sheets have been included, One sheet has the answers if the Pi button is used on the calculator, and the other answer sheet has answers if 3.14 is used.
Math Races: Addition and subtraction up to 10, with negative numbers
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Math Races: Addition and subtraction up to 10, with negative numbers

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MATH RACES The idea of Math races is to increase both mental math ability and the confidence of pupils. 40 different worksheets, using addition and subtraction up to 10, with 20 worksheets using negative numbers. To Use: *Use as either an activity before the math lesson, or as homework. *The pupils start with the number in the beginning box and add or subtract as the next box indicates. They then work their way along the line until they’ve got a final answer. *Although the end result is that pupils do the working out in their head, there is a box for working out until they are confident in their ability. *Pupils can time themselves, or as a teacher, you can time them. This is so that both you and the pupil can see the progression of their mental math.
Math Bingo
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Math Bingo

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Bingo •Using the 4 x 4 grid provided (or getting the pupils to draw out their own boxes), get the pupils to write down 12 numbers in each box from 0 - 30. •Call out the answers in question form, e.g. “15 + 6” and get the pupils to mark off each number as they get it. •NB: This can be done with any range of numbers. This can also be done in reverse. •Decide on a range of numbers to use, e.g. 0 - 30. •Get the pupils to write their own questions, such as “7 + 5”. •Have the pupils swap sheets so that they have a different sheet to use. •Call out numbers, and get the pupils to mark off each number as they get. This can also be used with times tables using a smaller 3x3 grid. •Using the times table you want to look at, get the pupils to write down answers of times table questions in the boxes provided, such as “5, 10, 15 etc”. As a teacher, say aloud the question, e.g. “5 x 3” and get the pupil to mark off each answer as they get it. •This can also be done in reverse, e.g. getting the pupils to write down the questions, such as “5 x 3” and as a teacher, say aloud the answer of a times table question, for example: “15” and get the pupil to mark off the answer as they get it. •NB: This is also a good activity to do with one of the class acting as the teacher. Also great to improve listening skills. Includes: •Bingo sheets for both Math Bingo and Table Bingo •Bingo balls for times tables 3-9 and 11-12 •Bingo balls for range 0-30 •Blank Bingo balls
Time Domino Loop Cards
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Time Domino Loop Cards

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A fun way to learn and reinforce telling the time and understanding the time in both analogue and digital. includes 3 sets of cards: 1. time on the hour, half hour and quarter to and past 2. time in 5 minute intervals 3. time in 1 minute intervals A great game to play with small groups, as they can hep each other, reinforcing what they are learning. INSTRUCTIONS: -For 2 or more players. -Divide the cards between the players. -Get the pupils to answer each fraction question with a corresponding domino card. It works well if pupils help each other. -If done correctly, all dominoes should be put down and complete a loop! Print on card, cut out, and away you go!
Mulitplication Domino Loop Cards: 3-6 times tables
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Mulitplication Domino Loop Cards: 3-6 times tables

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A fun way to learn and reinforce the tables. They are always a chore, but playing games always makes learning fun! A great game to play with small groups, as they can hep each other, reinforcing what they are learning. INSTRUCTIONS: -For 2 or more players. -Divide the cards between the players. -Get the pupils to answer each multiplication question with a corresponding domino card. It works well if pupils help each other. -If done correctly, all dominoes should be put down and complete a loop! Print on card, cut out, and away you go!
Division Domino Loop Cards: 3-6 times tables
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Division Domino Loop Cards: 3-6 times tables

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A fun way to learn and reinforce the tables. They are always a chore, but playing games always makes learning fun! A great game to play with small groups, as they can hep each other, reinforcing what they are learning. INSTRUCTIONS: -For 2 or more players. -Divide the cards between the players. -Get the pupils to answer each division question with a corresponding domino card. It works well if pupils help each other. -If done correctly, all dominoes should be put down and complete a loop!
Mathematical Domino Loop Cards Bundle
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Mathematical Domino Loop Cards Bundle

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A bundle of all the Domino Loop Cards! Bundle Includes 340 dominoes: *0-20 addition and subtraction *0-30 addition and subtraction *Multiplication 3-9 and 12 times tables *Division 3-9 and 12 times tables *Analogue to Digital Time- hour, half hour and quarters. *Analogue to Digital Time- 5 minute intervals *Analogue to Digital Time- 1 minute intervals *Fractions to Decimals *Decimals to Percentages A great game to play with small groups, as they can hep each other, reinforcing what they are learning. INSTRUCTIONS: -For 2 or more players. -Divide the cards between the players. -Get the pupils to question with a corresponding domino card. It works well if pupils help each other. -If done correctly, all dominoes should be put down and complete a loop! Print on card, cut out, and away you go!
Mulitplication Domino Loop Cards: 3-6 times tables
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Mulitplication Domino Loop Cards: 3-6 times tables

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A fun way to learn and reinforce the tables. They are always a chore, but playing games always makes learning fun! A great game to play with small groups, as they can hep each other, reinforcing what they are learning. INSTRUCTIONS: -For 2 or more players. -Divide the cards between the players. -Get the pupils to answer each multiplication question with a corresponding domino card. It works well if pupils help each other. -If done correctly, all dominoes should be put down and complete a loop! Print on card, cut out, and away you go!