Maths can sometimes be tricky, and using arts and crafts is a great way to make the subject more engaging.
With these Maths crafts, revision can become fun and engaging . This is a great method of revising topics learnt whether in class or at home.
Read on to find out a great list of maths crafts for to try today.
Creating flower plates are a great way to memorise the fractions. All you need is paper plates, paint and markers. Start off by painting each plate a different colour, then cut the plate according to the appropriate fraction e.g(a third into 3 parts). Finally write on each part with a visible marker the relevant fraction…. With this activity your child can build their fractions knowledge in no time!
🦈 Shark Maths
This craft is an innovative way to learn greater than and less than. You will need cut-outs of boats and sharks. You can be as creative as possible with it! For the boat’s flag, take a square card cut-out and draw on different images representing each value as seen below. This revision craft is used best when practising with others.
☀️ Sun of
It’s great to practice the fundamentals. Improve your addition skills with our game of “sun of”. Easy to create, with only pegs and paper, practise addition in a more innovative way. Cut out a yellow piece of card in the shape of a sun, and write a whole value in the middle then add pegs all around the card. Finally, on each peg, with a marker or felt tip, write up different sums that will add up to the value in the middle. See below for example.
Lego multiplication is an engaging way to memorise the times tables whilst having fun at the same time. Build a lego tower to represent each times table. For example, for two times tables, put two legos for (2×1), four legos for (2×2) etc…
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