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Week beginning 22nd June 2020

Hello families!

Welcome to this week's maths page. This week we will return to exploring doubling, halving and sharing. Are you ready to solve some maths problems maths genius'?!

Let's start with a story. 'A story Mrs Cook?' I hear you say! Yes bananas, a story, a maths story! This little has to do lots of sharing and halving with her little brother so she gets to be very good at doing it!

Learn to Half - Halving Story - Sharing Story - Maths Story

learntohalf #halving #mathstory Learn to have with Sophie and her brother using sweets.

Time for some singing! Yes, maths singing!

Doubles Doubles (I Can Add Doubles!) (song for kids about adding doubles 1-5)

Doubles Doubles (I Can Add Doubles!) (6-10 Version)

Here is a PowerPoint presentation which will help you to explain doubling to your child.
I wonder if you could make a doubling machine using junk modelling materials?cool

Doubling objects with a mirror is fun! Write the number to represent you double. Start with doubling to 5 then go to 10.


Working practically when practising halving is really valuable. Here are some easy ways to set up...


Let's have a halving story bananas! 

Give Me Half! by Stuart J. Murphy

A MathStart story about understanding halves, read by Janet Ginsburg:

Here are some fun work sheets to practise your doubling and halving...