Here’s an idea from our archive that’s all about making math fun. With a little help from chocolate chips this muffin math game is a great way for young children to practise counting.
Do your kids love Lego? Just manipulating the pieces, snapping them together and pulling them apart is a great work out for fingers, helping to develop fine-motor skills, but Lego is a classic open-ended toy that can be used in so many different ways by creative kids. My girls most often use their Lego to build imaginary buildings or enclosures for their toy animals but recently L has been using them in lot of math games.
This hands-on pine cone math station is a great investigation table that invites children to explore estimating, counting, size comparison, measuring weight and length, and recording data in a table – all while having fun.
Bring on the autumn! There’s not much better to lift your spirits than jumping through a big pile of crunchy leaves with your kids. While you’re out and about enjoying the new season, collect up some leaves and bring them home to play these seasonal letter and maths games.
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Here’s a free pumpkin number printable sheet and ideas for how to use this autumn math printable for some pumpkin math games.
Free pumpkin numbers printable sheet
Quick to set up, lots of fun to play: try these pumpkin games for some seasonal maths and literacy practise.
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Diwali rangoli designs made with colored salt are a gorgeous sensory delight – and they’re really easy to make. Here’s how: