Times tables games for kids This is a great way to get pupils to practice their times tables and become more fluent in their understanding and recall of times tables facts. The game is very simple and just requires a…

Times tables games for kids This is a great way to get pupils to practice their times tables and become more fluent in their understanding and recall of times tables facts. The game is very simple and just requires a…

Posted in Games, Lesson starters, Mathematics, Maths Toolkit, Worksheets Tagged with: A times tables game for kids, download free 10 x 10 grid worksheet, times tables, times tables practice

Football and Maths All credit goes to math-play.com who created these great resources. I used the games below with a low ability group to celebrate the start of the recent world cup and it went down a treat. A great atmosphere…

Posted in Games, Interactive White Board, Lesson plenary, Lesson starters, Mathematics, Maths Toolkit, Teacher Tagged with: football penalty shoot out maths starter, soccer and maths

Guestblogger: @cincottapeter I’ve just had my 50th birthday and I am completing my 26th year in the education field. The differences between today and when I began teaching are certainly many. One of these is the vast amount of great…

Guest Blogger: @WizenWorld WizenWorld is a free math adventure game for 3rd to 8th graders. This Zelda-style game requires students to explore exciting new worlds, and use their math skills to defeat the bad guys. The game maintains a strong focus…

Posted in Assessment, Games, Guest Blogger, ICT, Mathematics, Resources, Teacher Tagged with: Common Core aligned, cool math games, free, wizenworld

Math Game I came across this on twitter and had to post it on the site! I will put my hands up and admit that I was addicted to flappy birds for a week or two (Highest score 98). So…

Posted in Games, Interactive White Board, Lesson starters, Mathematics Tagged with: flappy maths, times tables

Guest Blogger: ShrekTheTeacher Having struggled to find any maths games that children go back to again and again, I have created two myself that I hope will make a difference… I have focussed on recognising numerals, matching them with quantities, and…

Posted in Curriculum, Games, Guest Blogger, ICT, Interactive White Board, Mathematics, Number Tagged with: Apps, maths

Popping and playing with bubble wrap is a popular past time for many and this is an addictive resource that will keep you busy for hours and hours! Why not use this as a reward at the end of a…

This is another simple but addictive game created by flashmaths.co.uk This would make a great starter or plenary in a lesson. You could even get learners to play this as a starter in a lesson in an ICT suite. Please…

Thanks to flashmaths.co.uk for another great resource that you can use during your festive lessons! It is brilliant little starter or plenary to develop memory skills. You can use this in a computer room or bring this up on the…

Posted in Apps, Games, Lesson starters, Mathematics, Season Tagged with: maths christmas, maths tree

Have you seen this Virtual Math ToyBox? Mathbreakers! What if all of mathematics, from counting to Calculus, could be represented in a cohesive, fun, action-packed world? That’s exactly what we’ve set out to do with our first title, Mathbreakers! In…

Online Math Games The use of Math games are proving to be a hit in educational environments across the globe. Teachers and parents are finding that the use of Math games is a way in which you can get your…

Posted in Games, ICT, Interactive White Board, Lesson starters Tagged with: Addition game, cool math games, Math games, subtraction game

Learning Times Tables This is another great resource from flashmaths.co.uk that I have used to get learners to learn times tables. I use this as a starter in a lesson or in a ICT suite and hold competitions to who…

Posted in Games, Lesson plenary, Lesson starters, Mathematics Tagged with: homeschool, Learning Times Tables, maths games, multiplication, timestable

Blind Noughts and Crosses is a great game that can be used to develop learners’ memory. It can be used as a starter or plenary to any lesson and can be played in many different ways. I have found that…

Sorry Mister Gove, just a little bit of harmless fun!! Make sure you post your highest score below or tweet it to @magicalmaths I bet you can not beat the highest score, whack the Gove!

Practice makes perfect! Ask any sports person. Practice re-enforces concepts, decreases reaction time and improves confidence. The feeling of “I have done this before” is a powerful one. The tenet applies as much to basic math as it does to…

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