Magnifying Maths: Working on a Large Scale Outdoors – Northern Centre

Select Venue / Date & Number of Attendees

Clear selection
Location Start Date Price Stock status
Northern Centre 22/06/2017 £35 In stock

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 how we can best nurture and challenge mathematical concepts outdoors.
  • An understanding of the importance of big movements and physically challenging resources.
  • A clear action plan for how we can create sustained improvement and make maths exciting, challenging and inspiring.
Course type
Led by
Early Excellence Consultant
£35.00 exc. VAT