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Year 2 Maths Homework

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Add the dates

Practise arithmetic skills by adding up the dates on a calender. Recognise that some months are longer than others.

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Clock game

Learn to tell the 'minutes past' and 'minutes to' times by playing a coin spinning clock game. Relate these times to digital times.

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Clock strikes 13

Look at simple arithmetic strategies by adding up the number of strikes a clock makes in 12 hours. Look at pairs of numbers that add up to 10 or 20.

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Double or quit

Practise doubling skills for numbers up to ten by playing a simple number grid game.

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How long is a piece of string

Estimate and measure lengths in centimetres by measuring the distance around their own heads.

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How much is your hand worth

Recognise coins and count up in fives, tens, twenties and fifties by covering their hand outline with coins. Look at the difference in hand values.

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Making 20p

Recognise coins and investigate different ways to make 20p. Start to look at carrying out investigations in a logical and systematic way.

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My turn or yours

Practise arithmetic skills by carrying out a short number investigation in a logical manner.

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Roll an orange

Look at lengths in centimetres and metres by measuring the distance an orange was rolled across the floor.

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Triangle numbers

Explore patterns in numbers and practise arithmetic skills by looking at triangle numbers.

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What's in the mug

Estimate and count accurately the number of items in a mug.

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Your number or your name

Learn and spell number names. Look out for simple mathematical patterns.