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Groupings of numbers and their remainders


To help your child to practice the groups of 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9 in numbers up to 100.

What you need:

  • Pack of playing cards. ( Ace = 1, Jack = 0)
  • Score card, paper and pencil for each player

What to do:

Each player chooses the number of groups they want to focus on (3, 4, 6, 7, 8, or 9)

Write this in the space in the first row. This number is the group number.

Shuffle the cards and place them face down between the players.

Tenths and Hundredths in Decimal Numbers


To help your child to learn the number of tenths and hundredths in decimal numbers.

What you need:

  • Tape measure
  • Pencil and paper

What to do:

Check that your child knows how to use a tape measure.

Help your child to use the tape measure to find the heights or lengths of objects around the home. 

Draw a table to make a list of objects to measure and record heights or lengths using metres and centimetres.