Watch this space for some online games and activities you can use at home!
Number Skills – Times Tables
http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/game/ma13tabl-game-tables-grid-find This is a very useful, interactive tool for allowing children to see the patterns involved in times tables. You can choose any times table you wish, and it offers guidance and an option of ‘against the clock’.
http://resources.oswego.org/games/Ghostblasters1/gbcd.html When you feel more secure in a times table, you can test yourself with the fast-paced but fun game! Click on the ghost holding a multiple of 1-12. Helps with co-ordination too!
http://www.learnyourtables.co.uk/ This game is really clear and simple, but helps with learning. It gives you the option of choosing a mixed bag of questions, or focusing on a particular times table. You can also choose to see a reminder of the questions and answers before. Furthermore, you can choose between a ‘type the answer’ and a ‘drag and match’ option. Very user-friendly.
http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?q=weight This page has lots of engaging games at different levels, for practicing your weighing skills.
http://www.echalk.co.uk/Geography/geography.aspx This page has lots of brilliant games for practicing your mapping skills, with different level options.
http://mapzone.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/games.html This Ordnance Survey site has lots of interactive map games including map symbol skills (look in the ‘logic’ section) and jigsaws of Scotland, Ireland, England and Wales, Europe and … the ultimate test … the world!