Welcome to the Zoo


Posted by Perri Wilkinson | Posted in Area, Coordinates, Geometry, Length, Location, Mapping, Measurement, Money, Multiplication, Perimeter, Projects, Volume | Posted on August 28, 2017

This project covers a range of concepts (area, perimeter, volume, multiplication, money, design, location and shape). Students are tasked with designing a zoo. They must complete a range of tasks, for example: Create a map of their zoo Create nets and construct a 3D model of their zoo Find the area, perimeter and volume of […]

Measure It!


Posted by MissFelmingham | Posted in Area, Length, Measurement, Perimeter | Posted on September 7, 2016

This is a unit of measurement warm up game that students can do individually, in mixed ability partners/groups, or ability partners/groups. Students explore measuring their pencil case and items in their pencil case and record their findings. This can be differentiated in the following ways: Junior – measure using informal units such as MAB, unifix, […]

Design your own golf course


Posted by lisar | Posted in Angles, Area, Decimals, Fractions, Percentage, Perimeter | Posted on September 18, 2015

Students use grid paper to create their own golf course. It can be linked to a variety of different math outcomes, including area and perimeter, shapes, angles, fractions, decimals and percentages. Design-your-dream-Mini-Golf-Course

Carpet Conundrum


Posted by lisar | Posted in Area | Posted on September 17, 2015

Carpet Conundrum investigation uses area concepts and has an error built in so the students need to work backwards to find it. Please click the link below for activity details Carpet Conundrum  

Design your own cafe


Posted by MissHerring | Posted in Area, Division, Money, Multiplication | Posted on September 6, 2015

This is an open ended project that covers concepts multiplication, area and money. Students are given the task of designing their own café. They work through the stages of the project and based on abilities can vary the complexity of each stage. Stages include: – Working out the area of rooms using a given floor plan – […]

A Celebration Event


Posted by mrswhiteley | Posted in Projects | Posted on December 3, 2014

Project designed for the end of Year. This project is based around students organising a celebration – birthday, Christmas, special event… Students work through each task. Students have the opportunity to reflect upon the skills they have developed in Number&Algebra and Measurement and Geometry. Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division – working out quantities Measurement – […]



Posted by lisar | Posted in Chance, Decimals, Fractions, Games, Percentage | Posted on September 30, 2014

Using a deck of cards. Allocate each corner of the room with a suite (hearts, diamonds, spades, clubs). Take out four cards of each suite from the deck giving you 16 cards in total. Record on the board the number of cards for each suite using tally marks. Students then choose a corner to go […]

Paddock Arrays


Posted by lisar | Posted in Games, Multiplication | Posted on September 30, 2014

Materials Needed: *One sheet of grid paper *Two 10 sided dice * Two different coloured pencils This game is played in pairs Students take turns to roll the two dice. The numbers rolled are then multiplied together. The player who rolled, colours in an array using their coloured pencil onto the grid paper and record […]

School Carnival Project – Cake Stall


Posted by lisar | Posted in Addition, Area, Capacity, Length, Mass, Measurement, Money, Multiplication, Perimeter, Projects | Posted on August 15, 2014

A project requiring students to design a slice for the carnival. Concepts covered: length, area, perimeter, volume, mass, capacity, addition, multiplication, money.   The School Carnival – measurement

Design your Dream Home Project


Posted by lisar | Posted in Area, Length, Measurement, Money, Perimeter, Projects | Posted on August 15, 2014

A project where students design their dream home. Concepts covered: drawing to scale, money, budgeting, length, area, perimeter.   Dream Home project design-your-dream-home-editable-table

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