## Allotment Maths

See the NCETM website After months of planning I eventually succeeded in creating an allotment in the grounds of St Joseph’s primary school. As Yr 6 teacher & Numeracy Coordinator I wanted to make concrete links for children between numeracy skills & the outdoor environment. Previous to starting the project the children Investigated the dimensionsContinue reading “Allotment Maths”

## Rubbings Outside

Creative Learning http://creativestarlearning.co.uk/art-music-outdoors/rainy-day-rubbings-exploring-pattern-outside/ Explore patterns outside using foil rubbings Investigate tessellation, sequences and more with this explorative activity.

## 3D Structures with Sticks – Creative Learning

Develop concepts around 3D structures, with sticks and string you can build most things:

## Angles in Nature

Outdoor Maths: Looking at different angles in nature CreativeLearning  http://creativestarlearning.co.uk/maths-outdoors/outdoor-maths-looking-at-different-angles-in-nature/ Recently, I observed a super lesson about angles. I knew things were looking up the moment I arrived in the classroom. To begin with, the teacher had this written on her board: If you look, the focus is on the maths. Very often, teachers assumeContinue reading “Angles in Nature”

## Stick Logic

CreativeLearning  http://creativestarlearning.co.uk/maths-outdoors/stick-logic/ 26 JANUARY 2013 · 4 COMMENTS in EARLY YEARS OUTDOORS, MATHS OUTDOORS, URBAN One ongoing challenge for teachers is ensuring that children who finish earlier than others have something meaningful to move onto. There’s lots of possibilities outside and this stick activity is one such example. It can be completed in pairs or by children working alone. ItContinue reading “Stick Logic”

## Scale and Patterns with Sticks

Scale and Geometric Patterns with Sticks Creative Learning http://creativestarlearning.co.uk/maths-outdoors/scale-and-geometric-patterns-with-sticks/ 3 MAY 2011 · 2 COMMENTS in MATHS OUTDOORS Last week I was visiting a school where the P5-7 class had just begun to look at scale. This is a super topic that lends itself naturally to outdoor work. With the Scottish experiences and outcomes, there is no mention ofContinue reading “Scale and Patterns with Sticks”

## Leaf Logic – Creative Learning

Leaf logic is ane exercise where the srudents agther as many different possible leaves.  Then they try and form a Caroll diagram to sort the properties: With older kids two way tables can be used to get more criteria. Read the original at http://creativestarlearning.co.uk/maths-outdoors/leaf-logic/ Building on this idea you could look at leaves and the numberContinue reading “Leaf Logic – Creative Learning”