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Alongside learning maths at school, it is vital that your child is exposed to maths in every day life in a fun and exciting way.
Simple activities as described below can be used for all ages and abilities:
-Getting your child to count out items to buy
-Using money to pay
-Looking at weights on packaging
-Working out how many days an item has left until its used by date
-Weighing out ingredients
-Doubling / halving recipes
-Cutting up toast into different shapes
-Using cookie cutters of different shapes
-Telling the time
-How long until...?
-Can you tell me when it is...?
-If we left at....and it is now...., how long has it taken...?
-If France is an hour ahead, what time is it there now?
-Walking/travelling to school
-Looking at shapes
-What numbers can you see?
-Estimating the number of yellow cars you will see on a journey
-Counting out your times tables as you walk
The most important thing for your child to experience is a positive attitude to maths - it's ok not to know the answer straight away or be right first time. Maths is a learning journey and regular practise and experience of maths will help your child when learning in the classroom.