Archives for "December, 2010"

Posted by Peter on 9th December 2010

Handa’s Surprise by Eileen Browne

Handa’s Surprise by Eileen Browne

Posted by Peter on 7th December 2010

Maths puzzles

With Christmas rapidly approaching and the unit plans finished for the term it is a great time to try out some maths puzzles which lead to a better knowledge of the subject and an improvement in logical thinking. There are some great games and puzzles on the site for all aged children. The word searches […]

Posted by Peter on 6th December 2010

Multiply a decimal by a single digit (2)

Here we have two more pages of practice at multiplying a decimal by a single digit. The first six questions on each page are straightforward enough but the later questions may prove to be trickier. For example: 8 x ? = 3.2 could appear to be quite difficult to work out. Because 3.2 is a […]

Posted by Peter on 3rd December 2010

Year 3 maths worksheet: train fares

Here we have a worksheet which looks at the cost of going to the seaside by train for the day! There are several concepts involved in this page. Adults are used to this kind of chart showing prices, but it will probably be unfamiliar to children who will need some explanation on how to read […]

Posted by Peter on 2nd December 2010

Year 4 maths worksheet: relate addition and subtraction

One of the most important concepts for children to understand in the early years is the relationship between addition and subtraction. Given one set of facts they should be able to deduce several other facts. For example: If 40 + 30 = 70 then: 30 + 40 = 70 and 70 – 40 = 30 […]