## Pirate problems

Maths problems aren't as tricky as they first seem, start with some simple, contextual pirate problems.

## Pirate problems

Maths problems aren't as tricky as they first seem, start with some simple, contextual pirate problems.

## Rounding decimals

Measure the distance between the islands and round up or down the distances.

## Mathematical vocabulary

Simple mathematical word cards, easy to cut out and perfect for discussing the four operations.

## Mathematical vocabulary

Simple mathematical word cards, easy to cut out and perfect for discussing the four operations.

## Rounding decimals

Measure the distance between the islands and round up or down the distances.

## Knowledge and skills

• Problem solving
• Addition and subtraction
• Multiplication and division
• Measurement
• Patterns and sequences

Mathematical word problems can be a very daunting proposition for some children but with the right strategies their mysteries can be unlocked.

## Woodland characters data sheet

Use these data sheets with the woodland animal shapes resource.

## Woodland character outlines

Use these outlines of the woodland animal characters in A Thumping Great Rabbit to work out water rationing.

## How much change?

Can the children help him work out how much change Mrs Bannerjee needs to give to her customers?

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