maths

Messy Maths is Published

16 July 2017

Slam dunk! High Fives!

17 April 2017

Join the conversation!

Introducing Sammy the 1-metre Rope Snake

12 January 2016

Every educator’s mathematical friend

The Mathematics of Festive Crafts

14 December 2013

Recap the term’s work!

5 October 2013

Daisy Footprints – Maths Outdoors

10 July 2013

Daisies are tough little flowers and the fun of footprints and daisies makes this a summer activity not to be missed!

20 Something Maths Pictures

28 May 2013

The whole point of maths outside is that it is real and relies on practical activities.

Investigating Symmetry Outdoors Using Photo Booth

24 May 2013

Following up on challenges and activities to further develop children’s core skills.

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

4 May 2013

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

A Maths Stick Picture Game

30 April 2013

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

Rainy Day Rubbings – Exploring Pattern Outside

23 April 2013

When investigating patterns outside, there are many ways of doing this. On rainy days it could be…..

Does Money Grow on Trees?

23 March 2013

If this arises as a topic of conversation, little children may wish to see if they can find ways of making a money tree.

Stick Logic

26 January 2013

Maths and sticks are the perfect combination for Maths Outdoors!

Algebraic Equations

6 January 2013

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

Outdoor Maths: Angles and Numerals

7 November 2012

Sticks + Angles = Wood + Maths Outdoors

The Black Spot – Pirate Maths Outdoors

30 October 2012

Leaves and maths outdoors for all ye landlubbers…arrr!

Outdoor Maths: Right Angles

2 August 2012

Exploring 2D shapes and right angles outdoors.

Dara – An Outdoor African Maths Game

15 July 2012

How to play the Nigerian maths game, Dara.

Outdoor Measuring Continues

4 July 2012

One metre length sticks are great for measuring outdoors.

Stick stacking maths challenge

26 May 2012

Long live sticks! They make maths fanta-stick!

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages Outdoor Activities

12 May 2012

Sticks are stonking for working out fractions.

30 April 2012

Outdoor Maths: Creating 3D Shapes from Sticks

21 March 2012

Sticks are making maths ever-more interesting outside.

Outdoor Maths: Fractals in Nature

12 February 2012

Fractals in nature, patterns with sticks…it’s all part of maths outdoors.

Making Maths Sticks

9 November 2011

Coppicing provides perfect sticks for maths outdoors.

Measuring Sticks

20 October 2011

The real objects we treasure have a personal value.

Outdoor Maths: Measuring the Size of Sticks

3 September 2011

A simple activity for learning about measuring using…sticks!

7 July 2011

Kids Measure in Miserable Weather

29 June 2011

Doing the whole lesson outside in challenging weather.

Operation Bearings: Top Secret

18 June 2011

WWII spy training!

Outdoor Maths: Using sticks to understand fractions

11 June 2011

A very simple outdoor challenge for children to try.

TeachMeet Beyond and the Outdoor Numeracy Notes!

30 May 2011

An opportunity to meet other teachers and compare outdoor learning activities.

Outdoor Maths: investigating right angles with sticks

22 May 2011

The concept of a right angle can often stump children.

An outdoor shape activity with sticks

19 May 2011

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

Number Bonds with Sticks

6 May 2011

Sticks are an essential resource for many outdoor activities.

Scale and Geometric Patterns with Sticks

3 May 2011

I do believe every school needs sticks!

From Reflections into Symmetry Outdoors

24 April 2011

Various reflective surfaces can be created or found.

Outdoor Reflections

13 April 2011

Have fun with symmetry, reflections and patterns.

More Messy Maths and Other Ideas

1 April 2011

Workshops at the Grounds for Learning National Networking Conference.