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Real World Maths
Here are some practical ideas/questions to get involved with at home.

• Money
• Use £ and p and convert between the two.
• How much does it cost?
• Do I have enough money?
• How much change would I get?
• How long would it take to save up for it?
• Ideas:
• Pay for the shopping.
• Save up for a new book or game.
• Measuring Length
• Use a ruler, including m/cm/mm.
• How long is it?
• What is the difference between the two objects?
• What would the length be if I had more than one object?
• Ideas:
• Make a cardboard construction.
• Keep a record of your height.
• Work out how many books could fit on your shelf?
• Measuring Mass and Capacity
• Use scales to measure mass (weight) and a measuring jug for capacity.
• How much does it weigh?
• How much does this container hold?
• If the number is not shown, where is it on the scale?
• How much would I need if I have to make it for more or less people?
• Ideas:
• Bake a cake.
• Make a cocktail with a mix of soft drinks.
• Weigh your packed bag before travelling.
• Tell the time
• Use an analogue clock, not just digital. Convert between the two.
• Recognise o’clock, half past, quarter past, quarter to and 5 minute intervals.
• What is the time?
• How long did it take?
• How much quicker was it?
• Ideas:
• Think about timings for dinner.
• Time the journey in the car.
• Have a race.
• Know the days
• Know the days of the week, months of the year and number of days in each.
• How many days are in a year/leap year?
• What day is it today?
• How many days is it until Saturday?
• What month are we in?
• How many days until next month?
• Ideas:
• Have a calendar on the wall. Tick off the days.
• Write a diary.
• Look through the events magazine or television guide.

Apps 4 Primary School – selection of maths apps for tablet devices

Maths Zone – play interactive games/tools linked to domains (many require flash)

Top Marks – good range of interactive maths games

Daily 10 – times tables and other quick fire questions

BBC Bitesize KS2 Maths – watch videos linked to maths domains

Woodlands Maths – find activities linked to domains

Snappy Maths – choose worksheets and activities linked to maths domains

Maths Drills – select worksheets for practising maths skills

Maths Worksheets – generate customised worksheets for practising maths skills