Posts Tagged ‘Maths’

November 28th, 2012

Christmas Maths

This short video shows how to integrate the Christmas season into a maths activity in the classroom. Maths sums are written on Angel bodies and the answers are written on Angel wings. The pupil has to calculate the answers to the sums and match the correct Angel bodies to the wings.

November 28th, 2012

White Christmas Slice Recipe

This is a simple recipe that could easily be done with pupils in school. You just need some way of melting chocolate. The rest is just measuring ingredients (good for maths skills) and adding them to the melted white chocolate. The fun is in eating the finished product.

November 28th, 2012

To Give a Present

This is a short animated movie showing a selection of 3D shapes giving each other presents at Christmas. As well as being fun, it could be used by younger pupils to identify different 3D shapes as they appear on screen.

November 25th, 2012

The Santa Counting Song

This video is a simple seasonal song featuring Santa Claus teaching the numbers from one to twenty.

 

November 25th, 2012

Christmas Clock

This website displays a countdown to Christmas Day telling the number of days, hours, minutes and seconds until the big day. This would be great to have as a display on the IWB in the classroom and would surely excite the pupils. However, it would also be remiss of the teacher to neglect to exploit the opportunity to use this resource to teach the measures strand of the mathematics curriculum, especially the element of time.

November 13th, 2011

Snap Cards Numbers

Snap Cards Numbers

Snap cards with two sets of numbers 1-12 on cards with a seasonally-themed border. These are useful for games to consolidate number identification. Print and laminate the cards and play like any game of Snap.

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November 6th, 2011

Interactive Christmas Maths

Christmas Maths

Lots of interactive maths activities, especially number activities, suitable for the junior section of the school, all with a distinctive Christmas theme.

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October 30th, 2011

Wrapping Paper Maker

Wrapping Paper Maker

In this seasonal numeracy activity from the TES iBoard website, pupils are asked to design their own Christmas wrapping paper, using repeating patterns of images. Compare the designs made by different pupils… how did they use patterns differently? Did they use a sequence of images? The teacher could also start a pattern and ask the pupils to continue it.

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October 30th, 2011

Stacking the Sleigh

Stacking the Sleigh

In this seasonal numeracy activity from the TES iBoard website, pupils are asked to help Santa stack the the presents into size order before delivering them down the correct chimneys. Start with the longest present and ask pupils which they think it is.

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October 30th, 2011

Christmas Ribbon Sorting

Christmas Ribbon Sorting

In this seasonal numeracy activity from the TES iBoard website, pupils are asked to sort Christmas ribbons based on their length. The challenge is that the ribbons only uncurl when you click on them. Hold against each tray to match the lengths.

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