Outdoor Maths Activities KS2 – Teaching Maths Outside I have put together some fun outdoor maths activities for KS2 to support teaching maths outside. Teaching maths outside is a wonderful … Continue Reading Outdoor Maths Activities KS2 – Teaching Maths Outside
Outdoor Maths Activities EYFS – Outdoor Maths Ideas The following are some of my favourite outdoor maths ideas & activities for EYFS (Early Years – Children aged approximately 2-5). For … Continue Reading Outdoor Maths Activities EYFS – Outdoor Maths Ideas
Outdoor Maths Activities KS1 -Maths Outdoor Learning The following is a list of some of my favourite outdoor maths learning activities for KS1 (Key stage 1 – ages approximately 5-7). … Continue Reading Outdoor Maths Activities KS1 -Maths Outdoor Learning
Bouncy Ball Science Experiment This bouncy ball science experiment is a fun way to see if you can make a homemade bouncy ball. When I first tried this experiment, I … Continue Reading Bouncy Ball Science Experiment
Smelly Playdough Recipe Making this smelly playdough recipe is easy to do and a lovely way to make playdough a little more special. I’ve found that children enjoy the olfactory … Continue Reading Deliciously Smelly Playdough Recipe
Homemade bath bombs for kids Making homemade bath bombs with kids is a fun activity to do together and also a fantastic STEM activity! They are straightforward to make and … Continue Reading Homemade Bath Bombs for Kids
Homemade Cooked Playdough with Cream of Tartar This recipe for homemade cooked playdough with cream of tartar makes lovely, soft playdough that will last for a long time. The salt … Continue Reading Homemade Cooked Playdough with Cream of Tartar
Growing Sunflowers with Children Growing sunflowers with children is a lovely way to get children of all ages into gardening. They are fairly easy, low maintenance plants for your garden … Continue Reading Growing Sunflowers with Children
Homemade Cloud Dough with Baby Oil Homemade cloud dough with baby oil is easy to make and a fantastic sensory activity for children. If you want to use this with … Continue Reading Homemade Cloud Dough with Baby Oil
Silky & Stretchy Corn Flour Conditioner Playdough Recipe This super silky and stretchy corn flour conditioner playdough is a fun alternative to traditional playdough. I would describe it’s consistency as … Continue Reading Corn Flour Conditioner Playdough – Silky & Stretchy!
Exploding Bag Baking Soda and Vinegar Science Experiment for Kids This is an exciting baking soda and vinegar science experiment for kids. Children enjoy making these chemical reactions and using … Continue Reading Explosive Baking Soda and Vinegar Experiment for Kids
Teaching measurement to Kindergarten children- From the beginning Teaching measurement to Kindergarten children can be a challenge as many children will come to school with a wide range of experiences … Continue Reading Teaching Measurement to Kindergarten Children- length
Pumpkin Spice Playdough Pumpkin spice playdough is an excellent sensory playdough that you can make at home. My son loves this playdough because it has a lovely smell and texture. … Continue Reading Pumpkin Spice Playdough Recipe
Salt Dough Christmas Decorations inspired by UK Nature In this post, we look at how to make salt dough Christmas Decorations inspired by nature in the UK. This follows on … Continue Reading Salt Dough Christmas Decorations UK Nature Inspired
Making salt dough handprint ornaments is a fun activity for toddlers and children. They also make excellent presents for grandparents or mementos to decorate your Christmas tree. Making salt dough … Continue Reading Salt Dough Handprint Ornaments
Teaching Length to Kindergarten Children – Ordering Sticks by Length This post focuses on teaching length to Kindergarten children or children just beginning to learn about measuring with length. When … Continue Reading Teaching Length to Kindergarten Children Using Sticks
Ordering leaves from shortest to longest is a fun measurement activity to do with young children during the autumn or any time. Before teaching children how to measure using standard units such as inches, centimetres, feet or meters, children should have experience comparing lengths so that they can understand what the measurement of length is, and how to think about what is long or short (relatively speaking).
Children enjoy playing with rocks and they can be put together in a range of different ways to make exciting and beautiful artworks.
Mud Kitchens are a fun way to get children pouring, mixing, using their imaginations and engaging in pretend play. Children can also create their own mixtures for sensory play.
Telling time is a difficult skill and it takes a long time (pun intended) to learn how to read an analogue clock. There are a lot of different mathematical skills needed to read a clock so the process of learning to tell the time needs to be broken down into many smaller parts.