Helping Children with Maths

Welcome to Helping Children with Maths. This short course will boost your confidence in maths and give you ideas on how to support children with maths through fun activties. It covers the topics of shape and measure.

You can watch videos showing adults working with children on activities involving shape and measure. You can also do quizzes and activities to help check your understanding of how to support children with these topics. In addition to this there are online activities that you can enjoy with children and printable versions to play at home.

The resources are mainly aimed at parents and carers of children aged between 3 and 8 but there are also links to websites of interest to parents and carers of children of all ages.

If you are using this course with a family learning group, you can download these sessions plans to use with Maths4families:

This article on the Cbeebies Grown-ups site also has some ideas for how to help children with maths.

This course includes the following two units:

Shapes >>

Shapes thumbnail images

Measure >>

Measure thumbnail images