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Year 1 Maths Homework

For many parents, homework is the only picture they get of what their child does at school. For this reason, Hamilton have put a great deal of effort into writing suitable, fun and home-friendly activities for children and parents to share together. Children will benefit and so will parents and teachers!

The activities rehearse core numeracy skills that you may wish children to practise or keep on the boil. Read our maths homework blog for more advice about using them.

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Bowl of coins

Recognise and identify the different coins by playing a blindfold game.

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Favourite time

Match times of day to relevant activities and identify digital and analogue times.

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Heavier than water

Explore the concept of weight by comparing the same quantity of different things, for example pasta and water.

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Hide a number

Using a simple number grid children question a partner to discover the identity of one of the numbers. Explore good and bad questions.

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How many toys make a metre

Reinforce children's understanding of decimetres and metres through a practical task.

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Line of 20p

Use simple addition techniques and knowledge of coins to make a line totaling 20p.

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Making ten

Practise number bonds to ten using a simple grid.

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Many in a matchbox

Explore how many tiny things they can fit into a matchbox.

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One shiny pound

Imagine they have a pound to spend and think about different items they could buy.

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Pasta count down

Explore patterns of counting down in threes within a practical task.

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Shape pictures

Use simple shape tangrams to create a variety of polygons.

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Spiral numbers

Write numbers in a spiral and identify the multiples of ten.