Archives for "December, 2009"

Posted by Peter on 9th December 2009

Resource of the Week: Christmas tree puzzle

It doesn’t seem like a year ago that this little Christmas maths puzzle was posted, but Christmas is now just around the corner (although our local garden centre would have me believe that it started in early October!). This puzzle looks quite easy but can cause a lot of problems. Probably suitable for older children, […]

Posted by Peter on 8th December 2009

Maths worksheet: Multiplication word problems for Year 2

This worksheet looks at multiplication word problems taken from real life situations. All the questions can be answered if the 2x table is known. There are picture illustrations on this page to help. Some children may use these to count up in twos, but being able to count up is not the same as knowing […]

Posted by Peter on 7th December 2009

Year 6 maths worksheet: Converting metric units

By year 6 children will be very familiar with the metric system, but here is a worksheet which should test their knowledge and ability to convert from a larger metric unit to a smaller one. It involves converting metres to centimetres, centimetres to millimetres, kilograms to grams and litres to millilitres.What makes it more tricky […]

Posted by Peter on 4th December 2009

Coming Soon: Metric system, multiplication and negative numbers

By year 6 children will be very familiar with the metric system, but next week we have a worksheet which should test their knowledge and ability to convert from a larger metric unit to a smaller one. We also continue with our series of multiplication for Year 2 with some multiplication word problems taken from […]

Posted by Peter on 3rd December 2009

Percentages for year 5 (pg 2)

Here is the second of our percentages worksheets for Year 5. It is typical of the English that we manage to write per cent in two different ways. Unlike the Americans who use percent we use two words per cent, apart from when we write percentage when we put it altogether. Download “Y5 Percentage2”File Size: […]

Posted by Peter on 2nd December 2009

Resource of the Week: game: cross numbers

Maths games can be great for improving knowledge and this one we borrowed from the mathsphere.co.uk site, which is part of their extensive free resources. Feeling confident about 2x, 5x and 10x tables? Why not have a go at this cross number? Just drag the numbers across to the correct squares. Easy peasy if you […]

Posted by Peter on 1st December 2009

Year 2 Calculations: Multiplication and shopping

Setting up a little shop and buying and selling things has always been a great part of early maths, but usually this activity is limited to adding up and giving change. It can be used equally well to reinforce multiplication skills, as this worksheet shows. Download “Multiplication_and_shopping”File Size: 117.38 KB