Maths Without Limits
Opening Young Minds to Endless Possibilities
Practical Activities for Core Skills
• Pdf format
• Teacher guidance gives a suggested route through the materials
• Worksheets can be photocopied and used as required

###### Upstairs Downstairs

Get things moving with this lively game which uses the space around the body to develop skills in doubling. Can also be used for halving.

###### 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...

###### Past or To?

A simple game which REALLLY helps children who are struggling to learn to tell the time. 5 minutes a day should make a real impact if you follow the rules carefully!

###### How Many Each and Altogether?

How many frogs in each pond? How many ponds? How many frogs altogether?  WORK BIG to get to grips with the key language you need to understand problems with words in them. Extend into the ideas of...

###### Make it Fair

Raid the games cupboard for hoops and bean bags and you are all set for this engaging talking activity. Children are determined to make it fair and in so doing explore the concepts of odd and even,...

###### How Many Fingers?

I wonder how many fingers we have here?  Just 10? But you have ten, Jamie has ten, Sophie has ten…  A lively and engaging talking investigation exploring counting in 10s and 20s beyond 100.

###### Good Morning Mr Shopkeeper

Good Morning, Mr Shopkeeper, I would like a pencil. That wil be 6 pence!  A simple game to help build up the concept of change from 10p or from £1.

###### Counting Stick Numbers to 100

A lively, whole-class interactivity to help memorise the position of the tens numbers between 0 and 100.

###### The Counting Stick

Have fun as a whole class developing awareness of where the stations of each table sit in relation to each other. Start by walking, then take flying lessons and finally go ‘Night Time’ to learn to...

###### Wake Up Chum

A hilarious activity which helps consolidate the concept of place value. Practise counting up and down in 1s, 2s and 10s with the help of the caterpillar and the frog.   Particularly helpful for...