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Daily Maths Activites

Maths Activities 

This week, the Maths activities follow a similar structure to last week's. Start by watching the video, then work through the lesson activities. Once you have finished, you can check your answers.


This week, we are also including a daily 'creative at home' Maths activity. You do not have to do these, but they are great to have a go at if you would like an extra challenge! 

Maths Activity - 03.04.2020

Happy Friday! Start by watching the video for your year group which for today is 'Lesson 5 - Equivalent fractions' (for year 3s) or 'Lesson 5 - Divide 1 or 2 digits by 100' (for year 4s). Don't forget to check your answers afterwards! 

Year 3 Creative at Home activity 

Make a Right Angle Eater (take a circle, fold it in half and then half again, open up the circle and cut one of the quarters out. This should be a 90 degree ‘mouth’) 
Use your angle eater to investigate where two straight lines meet on objects in your home. Can you find right angles in your home? Can you find angles that are smaller than a right angle or larger than a right angle?

Year 4 Creative at Home activity

Create a symmetrical pattern with items that you can find in your bedroom.  
This could have a horizontal or a vertical line of symmetry. 

Maths Activity - 02.04.2020

Below is today's maths activity. Start by watching 'Lesson 4 - Fractions of a set of objects (3)' (for year 3s) or 'Lesson 4 - Hundredths on a place value grid' (for year 4s) by clicking the links above.

Year 3 Creative at Home activity

Go on a shape hunt! How many 2D and 3D shapes can you find around you house? Which is the most common shape in your house? Can you reason why that shape is used the most?


Year 4 Creative at Home activity

Be musical!  
If you don’t have any musical instruments, then improvise by making percussion sounds with your body or use pans from the kitchen! 
Use your times tables to help you to work through this NRICH problem:

Maths Activity -  01.04.2020

Today's Maths activities are below. Start by watching 'Lesson 3 - Fractions of a set of objects' (for year 3s) or 'Lesson 3 - Hundredths as decimals' (for year 4s).

Year 3 Creative at Home activity

Using match sticks/cut straws/tooth picks/twigs from the garden and playdough/blue tack/marshmallows make a range of 3D shapes. Can you name these shapes and identify some properties of them?


Year 4 Creative at Home activity

Practice your formal written addition by playing the ‘nasty or nice game’ from the NRICH website:

Maths Activity - 31.03.2020

Below is today's Maths activity. Start by watching 'Lesson 2 - Fractions of a set of objects (1)' (for year 3s) or 'Lesson 2 - Step 7 - Hundredths' (for year 4s). Again, there are some extra 'Creative at home' activities which you can complete if you'd like an extra challenge.

Year 3 Creative At Home activity 

Go and look in your sock drawer. How many pairs of socks do you have? What different colours of socks do you own? How many of them are patterned? How many of them are plain? Are there any other ways that you could put your socks into categories? 
Using this information express your sock draw in fractions, e.g. ¼ of my socks are patterned ½ of my socks are white 
When you have finished, make sure all of your socks are in pairs and put them away in your drawer. 


Year 4 Creative At Home activity


Did you know that at the end of a BBC television program the date that it was filmed is shown in Roman Numerals? As you are watching some of you favourite television programmes make a note of the Roman Numeral date and convert this into our number system to find out when it was filmed.  
Collect this information about a number of programmes. Which programme is the oldest? Which one is the newest? 


Maths activity - Monday 30.03.2020

Below is today's Maths activity. Start by watching the video for your year group, today's videos are Lesson 1 - Step 6 - Fractions on a number line (for year 3s) and Lesson 1 - step 6 - Dividing 2-digits by 10 (for year 4s). Then work through the activity and finally, check your answers!

Monday Creative at home activity- year 3

Design 3 different types of jumpers and 3 different types of trousers/leggings. How many combinations of outfits can you make?  What about if we added 3 different types of shoes too? 
How many combinations could we have now?


Monday Creating at home activity - Year 4

Roll a dice 4 times to generate 4 numbers. What 4-digit numbers can you make using each of your rolled numbers. Can you work systematically to find them all? What’s the difference between the smallest 4-digit number that you made and the highest? Choose one of your 4-digit numbers. How many different ways can you partition this number?

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