Because of the emphasis on shopping at this time of the year, it gives the teacher the perfect opportunity to focus on money in maths work. Sometimes, I “invest” in a class set of Argos Christmas Gift Guide catalogues to focus on money and budgets. Just get any gift catalogues and try some of these […]
This short video shows how to integrate the Christmas season into a maths activity in the classroom. Maths sums are written on Angel bodies and the answers are written on Angel wings. The pupil has to calculate the answers to the sums and match the correct Angel bodies to the wings.
This is a simple recipe that could easily be done with pupils in school. You just need some way of melting chocolate. The rest is just measuring ingredients (good for maths skills) and adding them to the melted white chocolate. The fun is in eating the finished product.
This is a short animated movie showing a selection of 3D shapes giving each other presents at Christmas. As well as being fun, it could be used by younger pupils to identify different 3D shapes as they appear on screen.
This video is a simple seasonal song featuring Santa Claus teaching the numbers from one to twenty.
This website displays a countdown to Christmas Day telling the number of days, hours, minutes and seconds until the big day. This would be great to have as a display on the IWB in the classroom and would surely excite the pupils. However, it would also be remiss of the teacher to neglect to exploit […]
Lots of interactive maths activities, especially number activities, suitable for the junior section of the school, all with a distinctive Christmas theme. Visit Website
10 maths problem questions based on “The Polar Express” book. Visit Website