Big, Big Maths: Working with Maths on a Large Scale

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Northern Centre September 17th, 2018 4:30 pm $45.78
London Centre December 3rd, 2018 4:30 pm $45.78
Nottingham November 14th, 2018 4:30 pm $45.78

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Join this twilight with your team and gain practical ideas to stimulate maths outdoors.
During the twilight we will explore how in the outdoors, children use their muscles and minds together to learn new things. When they lift, carry, transport, dig, balance and fill they are exploring many of their own ideas and challenging key concepts. By using large, open-ended materials and by exploring a wide range of possibilities, outdoor play can provide many opportunities for children to experience real mathematics on a large scale.

Through highly active, physical experiences children thoroughly embed their understanding of early mathematical concepts and learn to use mathematical vocabulary in purposeful and meaningful ways. This twilight will outline the key experiences, resources and organisation which are needed to support and extend children’s early mathematical thinking and will provide valuable strategies for providing inspiring maths in a big way outdoors.


  • An opportunity to reflect on what mathematical thinking is and how we can best nurture and challenge mathematical concepts outdoors.
  • An understanding of the rich mathematical possibilities of outdoor play and the importance of big movements and physically challenging resources.
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EYFS Teams seeking inspiration and new ideas