maths activities

Make a Kite by Re-using Plastic Bags, Etc.

4 May 2013
Making a Kite

Making a kite from waste materials – science, design and maths in action.

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A Maths Stick Picture Game

30 April 2013

Sticks, children and maths outdoors are the perfect combination for learning!

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Stick Logic

26 January 2013
Stick Logic

Maths and sticks are the perfect combination for Maths Outdoors!

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Algebraic Equations

6 January 2013
Algebraic Equations

The idea of objects representing numbers is not new and works well for reinforcing basic numeracy skills.

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Outdoor Maths: Angles and Numerals

7 November 2012
Angles Maths Outdoors

Sticks + Angles = Wood + Maths Outdoors

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The Black Spot – Pirate Maths Outdoors

30 October 2012
The Black Spot

Leaves and maths outdoors for all ye landlubbers…arrr!

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Outdoor Maths: Right Angles

2 August 2012
Right Angles

Exploring 2D shapes and right angles outdoors.

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Dara – An Outdoor African Maths Game

15 July 2012

How to play the Nigerian maths game, Dara.

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Outdoor Measuring Continues

4 July 2012
Outdoor Measuring

One metre length sticks are great for measuring outdoors.

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Measuring Sticks

20 October 2011
Measuring Sticks

The real objects we treasure have a personal value.

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Outdoor Maths: Measuring the Size of Sticks

3 September 2011
Measuring Sticks Maths

A simple activity for learning about measuring using…sticks!

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Outdoor Maths: Looking at different angles in nature

7 July 2011
Angle Sticks

A super lesson about angles.

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Kids Measure in Miserable Weather

29 June 2011
Measuring in bad weather

Doing the whole lesson outside in challenging weather.

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Operation Bearings: Top Secret

18 June 2011
Operation Bearings

WWII spy training!

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Outdoor Maths: Using sticks to understand fractions

11 June 2011
Fraction Sticks

A very simple outdoor challenge for children to try.

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Outdoor Maths: investigating right angles with sticks

22 May 2011
Right Angles with Sticks

The concept of a right angle can often stump children.

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An outdoor shape activity with sticks

19 May 2011
Outdoor Shapes with Sticks

The sticks are getting a serious amount of use at the moment.

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Number Bonds with Sticks

6 May 2011
Number Bonds with Sticks

Sticks are an essential resource for many outdoor activities.

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Scale and Geometric Patterns with Sticks

3 May 2011
Pattern Sticks

I do believe every school needs sticks!

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From Reflections into Symmetry Outdoors

24 April 2011
Reflections into Symmetry

Various reflective surfaces can be created or found.

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Outdoor Reflections

13 April 2011
The Bean

Have fun with symmetry, reflections and patterns.

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Messy Maths Outdoors

19 March 2011
Messy Maths Outdoors

Making learning maths outdoors fun!

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A Leafy Tower of Hanoi

4 November 2010
Tower of Hanoi

Traditionally completed on rods with wooden discs, this one’s with leaves!

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Leaf Logic

8 October 2010
Leaf Logic

Logic, thinking and strategy activity for outdoor learning with leaves.

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Time Outside

22 November 2009
The Star

Ideas and games for learning about time outdoors.

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