Maths Without Limits
Opening Young Minds to Endless Possibilities

## How Big is the Room?

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## How Long is a Line?

This activity is designed to develop children’s skills in estimating and measuring short distances less than 30cm, while consolidating the vocabulary of horizontal, vertical and diagonal lines. It could be completed in one lesson and the game, once learned, could be...

## Estimation Games

Use these lively interactive games and practical activities to help build up skills in estimating and measuring lengths, capacities and weights. Can be adapted to suit children of a wide range of ages....

## How Tall is that Building?

An outdoor team challenge to estimate the height of a building, either by counting bricks, using shadows or using similar triangles. Covers skills in estimating, measuring, minimising errors and ratio....

## How Much Snow Would Fill the Classroom?

Estimate distances, work with volume of cuboids, convert metric volumes – cm3 – litre – m3, measure with metre sticks, minimise sources of error, average using the median, draw diagrams, round numbers and find out about significant figures. Wow!...

## Maps and Scales

Find real life distances from measured distances on a map. Learn practical measurement skills for straight or curved distances. Practise estimating, finding averages and using conversion tables to work out real distances from the map scale. Easily adaptable to suit...