No-prep Games for teaching Place Value

These games can be used as starters, during transitions or as a plenary activity – my class love them! Once they have been taught they can be adapted and be used to squeeze an extra bit of learning in even if you just have a few minutes. Place value clapping Choose a child to represent…

Roald Dahl themed Maths Resources for Book Week

So next week is Book Week and a lot of schools are building the theme for their week around Roald Dahl as this year marks 100 years since he was born. Kids love Roald Dahl, generally because of his irreverence, bizarre storylines and grotesque characters. As an adult I have to admit that his stories…

Mathematics – Games for learning place value

Understanding place value is an important skill that children must master to be able to work with other mathematical concepts. A poor understanding of place value can lead to lots of other problems in mathematics. How can we revise and consolidate knowledge about place value without it becoming too much of a chore? Here are…