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FUN WITH MATHS

Supporting your child with Mathematics

Maths is everywhere! Below are some ideas you can do at home to assist your child with their maths:

  • Play board games using two or more dice to practice + - x
  • Add the numbers on car number plates.
  • Collect numbers on car number plates and arrange them in order of size
  • On a journey – first to spot a number greater than ------
  • Take your child shopping. Notice and discuss prices, ask the child to find an item on the shelf and to tell you the cost. Which is the best buy?
  • Notice and talk about numbers on houses and buses.
  • Let your child take part in baking activities. Follow the recipe allowing your child to use scales and measuring jugs.
  • Encourage your child to use money, counting and giving change.
  • Round prices to give an estimate of the total cost.