Braunstone Frith Primary School

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numbers 1   Maths  maths symbols

There are many opportunities to use Maths in everyday activities at home. Helping your child to learn their numbers will support their maths development at school.


  • Counting Songs    
  • Problem solving      
  • Shapes & patterns


Maths ideas for rainy days

These activities help children learn about numbers:

  • playing with a calculator
  • using their own footprints cut out from newspaper to make a trail to the front door 
  • making a birthday card for a friend and writing the number of their birthday on the card
  • cutting out numbers in magazines and catalogues, looking for page numbers in books. 
  • playing card games such as Snap
  • sorting out and playing a game of dominoes 
  • using a dice to play board games, such as Snakes and Ladders
  • playing skittle games and keeping score.


  skittles               skittle points

Please click on the link below to view a booklet for parents on Braunstone Frith Primary School calculation methods.


parents booklet