We have been having a lot of fun with coordinates, grid references and maps lately. It all started with the game of Battleship. This game is a fun way to build and develop essential mathematical and life skills. Continue reading
As a subject maths can translate to the real world easily. Maths is all around us from baking, to catching the train, to doing DIY. Maths is also a visual subject, just by using Lego, counters or small toys like trash packs or shopkins etc the manipulation bring numbers to life. Maths cannot be taught just by pushing numbers, shapes and coins around a page, they have to be manipulated to experience real maths. Clock hands need to be turned and angles need to be made. Just by drawing angles or clock hands falls short of the real maths experience every child deserves.