Learning at home · Mathematics and problem-solving skills

100-square activities

Today's daily offering is perhaps a little more conventional, but there are so many ways to adapt this maths challenge to suit those just starting out with number recognition or those whose pattern recogniton skills are at an advanced level.Now we've found a few ways to use the 100 square for games, here are a… Continue reading 100-square activities

Learning at home · Mathematics and problem-solving skills

Stealth maths

To lighten the load on unaccustomed and/or unplanned home educators (and for anyone else who's interested) I'm sharing daily ideas to develop children's learning through play and everyday activities. As well as being fantastic for social skills, communication, sharing and turn-taking, games are a brilliant way to develop both understanding of mathematical concepts and the… Continue reading Stealth maths

Mathematics and problem-solving skills

Mathematics and problem-solving skills (outline)

  Children  are individuals who develop different skills at different times and at varying rates. Certain skills may be inherently strong or may have been fostered by an older sibling, parent or other member of the extended family. Some children will have had extensive input at home, whereas others will have had limited exposure to… Continue reading Mathematics and problem-solving skills (outline)

Mathematics and problem-solving skills

Maths infographics

All infographics can be downloaded for printing. There’s a link here to select and print each one in full colour. Alternatively, the entire collection can be downloaded with an ink-saving white background on one document and with resizable images here.   A collection of downloadable maths-based resources for printing can be found here. All infographics are here.… Continue reading Maths infographics

Mathematics and problem-solving skills

Twelfth day of mathmas

Support ideas for mathematical development for use at home or at school. As with all my infographics, this one can be downloaded for printing. There's a link at the bottom of the page. It’s completely free, but please credit Sarah Gillie - Beacons Unique Originally published to coincide with twelvetide (12 festive days 2017-18) Download… Continue reading Twelfth day of mathmas

Mathematics and problem-solving skills

Tables heaven for seven

Support ideas for mathematical development for use at home or at school. As with all my infographics, this one can be downloaded for printing. There's a link at the bottom of the page. It’s completely free, but please credit Sarah Gillie - Beacons Unique Originally published to coincide with twelvetide (12 festive days 2017-18) Download… Continue reading Tables heaven for seven

Mathematics and problem-solving skills

Tricks and tips for six

Support ideas for mathematical development for use at home or at school. As with all my infographics, this one can be downloaded for printing. There's a link at the bottom of the page. It’s completely free, but please credit Sarah Gillie - Beacons Unique Originally published to coincide with twelvetide (12 festive days 2017-18) Download… Continue reading Tricks and tips for six

Mathematics and problem-solving skills

9th day tricks

Support ideas for mathematical development for use at home or at school. As with all my infographics, this one can be downloaded for printing. There's a link at the bottom of the page. It’s completely free, but please credit Sarah Gillie - Beacons Unique Originally published to coincide with twelvetide (12 festive days 2017-18) Download… Continue reading 9th day tricks

Mathematics and problem-solving skills

8th day tricks

Support ideas for mathematical development for use at home or at school. As with all my infographics, this one can be downloaded for printing. There's a link at the bottom of the page. It’s completely free, but please credit Sarah Gillie - Beacons Unique Originally published to coincide with twelvetide (12 festive days 2017-18) Download… Continue reading 8th day tricks

Mathematics and problem-solving skills

Maths made easy

Originally published to coincide with twelvetide (12 festive days 2017-18) Just a bit of lighthearted support for mathematical development for use at home or at school. As with all my infographics, this one can be downloaded for printing. There's a link at the bottom of the page. It’s completely free, but please credit Sarah Gillie… Continue reading Maths made easy

Mathematics and problem-solving skills

More number facts

Originally published to coincide with twelvetide (12 festive days 2017-18) Just a bit of lighthearted support for mathematical development for use at home or at school. As with all my infographics, this one can be downloaded for printing. There's a link at the bottom of the page. It’s completely free, but please credit Sarah Gillie… Continue reading More number facts

Early Years · Mathematics and problem-solving skills

5 maths games

Reposted to coincide with the fifth day of twelvetide (12 festive days 2017-18) Just a bit of lighthearted support for mathematical development for use at home or at school. As usual, this can be downloaded for printing. There's a link at the bottom of the page. It’s completely free, but please credit Sarah Gillie -… Continue reading 5 maths games

Early Years · Mathematics and problem-solving skills

Number facts

Originally published to coincide with twelvetide (12 festive days 2017-18) Just a bit of lighthearted support for mathematical development for use at home or at school. As with all my infographics, this one can be downloaded for printing. There's a link at the bottom of the page. It’s completely free, but please credit Sarah Gillie… Continue reading Number facts

Early Years · Mathematics and problem-solving skills

Old fashioned counting rhymes

Reposted to coincide with twelvetide (12 festive days 2017-18) Just a bit of lighthearted support for mathematical development for use at home or at school. I've written about how number rhymes can support early maths development here. As usual, the infographic can be downloaded for printing. There's a link at the bottom of the page.… Continue reading Old fashioned counting rhymes

Mathematics and problem-solving skills

12 ideas for a 100 square

Originally published to coincide with twelvetide (12 festive days 2017-18) Just a bit of lighthearted support for mathematical development for use at home or at school. There's a downloadable 100 square here. As with all my infographics, this one can be downloaded for printing. There's a link at the bottom of the page. It’s completely… Continue reading 12 ideas for a 100 square

Early Years · Mathematics and problem-solving skills

12 days of Christmas

Originally published to coincide with twelvetide (12 festive days 2017-18) Just a bit of lighthearted fun As with all my infographics, this one can be downloaded for printing. There's a link at the bottom of the page. It’s completely free, but please credit Sarah Gillie - Beacons Unique Download a copy here More infographics here… Continue reading 12 days of Christmas

Mathematics and problem-solving skills

Maths manipulatives

A few ideas to support maths confidence and skills development

Mathematics and problem-solving skills · Special Education

Understanding numbers

Ideas to support mathematical skills acquisistion

Early Years · Mathematics and problem-solving skills

5 fun ways to foster maths skills

Promoting early maths skills through everyday activities and fun

Early Years · Mathematics and problem-solving skills

Early number skills

Many very young children start to show an interest with quantity and other mathematical concepts such as shape quite early in their exploration of the world.  Counting in everyday situations As parents, or adults caring for babies and toddlers, we may tend to count e.g. each spoonful eaten when feeding, or the number of trees… Continue reading Early number skills