5th & 6th Class: Maths Skills

Suggestions to Reinforce Maths Skills at Home


  • Board games are an enjoyable way to consolidate maths skills. Try Monopoly, Battle ship, Connect 4.

  • Chess, draughts, dominoes can promote critical thinking.

  • Classic card games are great for mental arithmetic and working memory.

  • Suduko challenges

  • Lego

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Everyday maths activities include:

  • Baking – doubling or halving the recipe quantities can add a further challenge.

  • Shopping – sticking to a budget and calculating value for money

  • Holidays – calculating currency exchange and figuring out time-zones

  • Family DIY – DIY tasks can involve working with numbers, spatial thinking, measurements, angles, calculating area and problem-solving.