11th June 2013 - Give the probability of an event on a number spinner, or compare the probabilty of an event on two different number spinners and say which is more likely.
30th May 2013 - I have updated the Number Facts - Beat the Clock game. You can now choose multiple objectives, or objectives grouped by national curriculum level. A very versatile game.
22nd May 2013 - I have updated the column subtraction game and shall be adding some new levels shortly.
11th May 2013 - I have now updated all 4 of my time games so that they all include a scoreboard.
8th May 2013 - I have updated my telling the time game to include a scoreboard, so you can track progress over time.
30th April 2013 -Drag the missing symbols to the correct position to make the number sentence correct.
19th April 2013 - Convert improper fractions to mixed numbers
15th April 2013 - The iPad version of placing numbers on a number line is now available.
2nd April 2013 - Express a quantity as a percentage of another choose number, word or shape problems.
26th March 2013 - I have redesigned an existing game - placing numbers on a number line - which will be available as an ipad app soon
23rd March 2013 - Use beadstrings and a number line to explore the difference between 2-digit numbers
6th March 2013 - Answer word problems involving ratio and scaling numbers using multiplication and division.
24th February 2013 - Added another new calculator game - use brackets to order operations
21st February 2013 - Added a new game - find fractions of numbers using a calculator. I also added a new category for all my new calculator games
19th February 2013 - Answer division word problems using a calculator and decide whether the answer needs to be rounded up or down depending on the context of the question.
6th February 2013 - Using a calculator - finding change can be used to demonstrate to children how to use a calculator as it records all the calculations as the keys are pressed.
17th January 2013 - I am really proud of this new game - 'Coordinates - reasoning about position and shape' - I think it will work well for developing children's thinking about shape and position.
6th January 2013 - I have added 2 free ipad apps for sorting numbers on Carroll and Venn diagrams.
1st January 2013 - There are now 7 ipad apps available. I shall be adding more in the next couple of weeks.
30th November 2012 - Find percentages of numbers and money.
21st November 2012 - Find a number when given a fraction of that number.
16th November 2012 - Use a fraction bar to help to visualise fractions of numbers.
3rd November 2012 - Shade a fraction of an amount.
29th October 2012 - Identify the errors on a Carroll diagram used to sort numbers.
28th October 2012 - Identify the errors on a Venn diagram used to sort numbers.
23th October 2012 - 2d shapes on a Carroll diagram with missing labels.
19th October 2012 - Order the fractions decimals and percentages.
17th October 2012 - Drag the labels to the correct position on a Carroll Diagram. Great for reasoning about numbers and their properties.
13th October 2012 - Drag the digit cards to make the decimal closest in value to a given number.
11th October 2012 - Added a new game which encourages lots of thinking about place value.
4th October 2012 - Compare fractions with other fractions, decimals or percentages
2nd October 2012 - Children are given a range of coins and have to work out how much more money is needed to make a given amount. A number line is shown to support their thinking.
30th September 2012 - Drag the digit card to make the equivalent fractions
19th September 2012 - Added a new game which represents multiplication using an array and a number line
18th September 2012 - Solve 2 step problems using pie charts.
16th September 2012 - Interpret Pie Charts and answer word problems.
6th September 2012 - Adding Money - Digit Drag a challenging game in which you need to drag the digit cards to make a given amount of money
2nd September 2012 - Read the scales on measuring cylinders and answer a variety of word problems.
23rd August 2012 - Addition - Digit Drag and Adding Decimals - Digit Drag in which you must drag the digits to make a given sum.
11th August 2012 - Read a variety of numbered and partially numbered scales. Measure mass, capacity and temperature.
9th August 2012 - Added an activity to help children to visualise number bonds using base ten blocks and a number line.
1st August 2012 - Recognise and continue sequences involving fractions, colours and shapes
19th July 2012 - Recognise and continue sequences involving colour, shape and numbers.
11th July 2012 - Match fractions, decimals and percentages.
6th July 2012 -Find the start time for a given time interval.
28th June 2012 -Adding Time - Word Problems. Read the time on either an analogue or digital clock and then answer a word problem involving adding a given time.
16th June 2012 - Tell the time in words using language such as 'half past' and 'quarter to'.
14th June 2012 - Read the time on an analogue clock. Lots of choice over levels, including: reading time to the nearest hour, half hour, quarter hour, five minutes or minute. Telling the Time.
5th June 2012 - Added 'Sorting 3D shapes on a Venn Diagram'. Sort the 3D shapes according to their properties, such as prisms, pyramids, number of vertices, edges or faces.
4th June 2012 - Added 'Sorting 3D shapes on a Carroll Diagram'. Sort the 3D shapes according to their properties, such as prisms, pyramids, number of vertices, edges or faces.
10th May 2012 - Added 'Add and Subtract on a Number Line' in which near multiples are added and subtracted on a number line
11th March 2012 - Added 'Adding Several Numbers' in which you must find 3 or 4 numbers that will add to make a given total.
25th February 2012 - Added 'Balancing Calculations' in which you have to find the missing number in a calculation to make the scales balance. Great for exploring the role of the = sign. I have tried to include all Primary Framework mental maths objectives. I shall be adding a few more levels in the coming weeks.
2nd February 2012 - Added two resources to help teach division by chunking. 'Division by chunking down' can be used to explore division as repeated subtraction and 'Division by chunking up' as repeated addition.
15th January 2012 - Added 'Balance scales - add, move or remove a weight' a great starter activity which requires that you balance the scales by either adding a weight, moving a weight from one pan to another, or by removing a weight. Involves lots of problem solving skills and mental addition and subtraction strategies.
12th January 2012 - Added 'Different ways to pay' in which you explore different ways to make the same amount of money using draggable coins.
1st January 2012 - Added 'Difference using an unmarked number line' a game in which you find the difference between two numbers by adding numbers to a balance scale. Children must find the most efficient method (adding the fewest possible numbers). The numbers are represented on a balance scale and by jumps on an unmarked / empty number line.
29th December 2011 - Added 'Difference using a marked number line' a game in which you find the difference between two numbers by adding numbers to a balance scale. These numbers appear as jumps on a marked number line.
22nd December 2011 - Added 'Fixed number of coins' in which children have to make a set amount of money using a fixed number of coins.
20th December 2011 - Added 'Balancing Scales - g and kg' a game which can be used to teach addition, subtraction, partitioning and mass, as well as developing an understanding of the equals sign.
16th December 2011 - Added 'Fewest Coins'. Drag and drop coins to make a given amount using the fewest possible number of coins.
15th December 2011 - Added 'Balancing Scales - converting between g and kg' a game which develops an understanding of the relationship between grams and kilograms using a balancing scale.
19th November 2011 - Added two new games which involve sorting numbers on Venn and Carroll diagrams.
15th November 2011 - Added a new game which involves sorting shapes on a Venn diagram.
14th November 2011 - Added a new game which involves sorting shapes on a Carroll diagram. New games involving balancing weights will be coming shortly too.