The internet is a rich resource of games, puzzles and activities to support and consolidate learning at home. This is especially true with Mathematics! Many of these applications serve to place learning in a meaningful context that the children can relate to. As such, they are an invaluable resource that can be dipped into for free at home!
With this in mind, we have listed below some of the more effective educational sites on offer:
Maths Websites for Children
A fantastic site! A wealth of games and activities organised by curriculum area, i.e. shape and space.
Another great site from a primary school in Kent! Lots of games organised in a very child friendly way.
Brilliant site! Lots of games and an excellent revision unit – KS2 Bitesize Maths.
An innovative site that includes the classic game – ‘Who wants to be a Mathonaire? with Chris Tangent!
A U.S educational site with some great games. Try out ‘Pumpkin Multiples!
A very colourful site from Australia with some excellent interactive games!
Free online education resources and games.
We offer mathematics in an enjoyable and easy-to-learn manner, because we believe that mathematics is fun.
An award-winning free website packed with expert advice, top tips, ebooks and activities to help you support your child’s reading and maths at home.
Also worth a look are:
Maths Websites for Parents
If you need to brush up on your maths skills, the following sites may be of use:
National Numeracy Parent Toolkit has a wealth of tips and advice for parents. http://www.nnparenttoolkit.org.uk/
Maths 4 Mums and Dads explains some of the milestones children make between the ages of 3-and-11-years-old. http://www.maths4mumsanddads.co.uk/index.php