8-9yrs Maths

  • Game – Thinkfun Math Dice
  • Game – Edupress Math Noodlers
  • Game – Edupress Math Dash Multiplication and Division
  • Game – Shapes Up
  • Game – Roll ‘n Multiply
  • Game – Fish Stix
  • Game – Qwirkle
  • Board Games – Monopoly, Bingo, Pocket Money Game, Trionimoes, Battleships, Connect 4, Chess, Backgammon, Checkers, Creationary
  • Card Games – Uno, Monopoly Deal, Poker, Whist
  • Lego
  • Various games and puzzles from websites such as, ‘TeachingIdeas.co.uk’, ‘Mathcats.com’ and ‘Coolmath-games.com’
  • Minecraft, Animal Jam
  • Magic Tricks eg magic of 1089
  • Pocket Money Challenges
  • Play shop, Set up stall in garden
  • Step counting when walking, playing Hide and Seek
  • How big is our garden? How far to the train station? Is our house bigger than our boat?
  • Cooking with liquids (sauces)
  • Weighing and measuring ingredients
  • Writing Recipes, Planning meals, quantities, prices
  • Moving liquid between measuring cups (four quarters fill 1 cup etc)
  • Doubling up recipes
  • Minecraft paper craft & other paper crafts (pyramid, angel etc)
  • Origami
  • Make a diorama of a cityscape/Egypt (pyramids, cones etc)
  • Make 3D shapes with Playdough/fimo
  • Make 3D shapes with Straws & Blu-tac, Spaghetti & Marshmallows
  • Treasure Maps
  • Geocaching
  • Look at Ordnance Survey Maps
  • Investigate and produce bar charts and graphs – Parks Survey, Sweets
  • Saving and planting seeds experiment, graph results
  • Weather and seasons – Predict, Measure and Chart
  • Estimate how many beans in the jar
  • What does 100 look like – count 100 beans, chocolate chips, in 10’s, 5’s etc
  • Venn Diagrams – Voice actors, Animation companies
  • Pie Charts – Favourite foods
  • Dice, prediction games

 

  • Cuisenaire Rods & Manipulatives – place value, arithmetic, fractions, area, volume
  • Pan balance scales & Weights
  • Fraction Tower Activity Set
  • Learning Wrap Ups Math Kit
  • Learning Wrap Ups Multiplication
  • Division Wrap Up Keys
  • Place Value Flip Stand
  • Add and Subtract Cube
  • Multiplication/Division Bead Board
  • Pattern Blocks
  • Times Table poster
  • Kitchen Clock, Puzzle Clock, Wristwatch
  • Money of all denominations for playing shop
  • Calculator
  • Compass
  • Protractors
  • Rulers
  • Books, in particular the ‘Sir Cumference’ series by Cindy Neuschwander, ‘The Multiplying Menace’ books by Pam Calvert, ‘Spaghetti and Meatballs for All’, by Marilyn Burns, ‘One Hundred Hungry Ants’ by Elinor J Pinczes, ‘How big is a foot?’ by Rolf Myller, ’Counting on Frank’ by Rod Clement, ‘Math Curse’ by Jon Scieszka, ‘Centipede’s one hundred shoes’ by Tony Ross,  ’The Grapes of Math’ by Greg Tang, ‘Elevator Magic’ by Stuart J. Murphy, ’12 Ways to get to 11′ by Eve Merriam, ’100 Snowmen’ by Jennifer Arena, ‘Amanda Bean’s Amazing Dream’ by Cindy Neuschwander, Great Estimations by Bruce Goldstone, ‘, ‘Equal Schmequal’ by Virginia Kroll, ‘Lemonade for Sale’ by Stuart J. Murphy, ‘How much is a Million?’ by David Schwartz, ‘A Place for Zero’, by Angeline Sparagna LoPresti, ‘On Beyond a Million’ by David Schwartz
  • Possible books – ‘Life of Fred’ series, ‘Math Lessons for a Living Education’ by Angela O’Dell
  • IPhone Apps – Rush Hour, Dragon Box, Motion Math Zoom, Place Value Challenge, Montessori Math – Add & Subtract Large numbers, Math evolve – A fun Math Game, Times Tables – Squeebles, Squeebles Fractions, Multiflow:Times Tables re-imagined, Elevated Math, Math Matthews, Geoboard
  • Khan Academy videos

 

 

 

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