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Find out what maths your child is studying in school and how you can help at home.

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Early maths skills: counting

Maths expert Kate Robinson explains how you can help your child learn to count at home. Includes a useful explanation of the difference between objects, number words and symbols, why children can sometimes find this tricky to understand, and how you can help them grasp this idea at home.

Early maths skills: place value

Maths expert Kate Robinson explains what place value is and suggests ideas for how you can help your child grasp this idea at home.

Early maths skills: counting on and back

Maths expert Kate Robinson explains how singing simple songs such as '10 Green Bottles' can help develop your child's subtraction skills and get them used to using the language of subtraction.

Early maths skills: subtraction

Maths expert Kate Robinson explains how you can use real life situations to help your child develop their subtraction skills.

Early maths skills: partitioning

Maths expert Kate Robinson goes through a step-by-step explanation of how partitioning is used to help children learn how to subtract big numbers from each other.

Early maths skills: number bonds

Maths expert Kate Robinson explains what number bonds are and suggests ideas for how you can help your child learn this key maths skill at home.

Early maths skills: addition

Maths expert Kate Robinson explains how children learn to add by using real objects such as counters or blocks, and how you can support this at home.

Fun maths at home

Mathemagician Andrew Jeffrey is on hand to help you with fun ideas for practising maths at home.

Enjoying maths at home

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Seeing number relationships

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