Minibeasts – maths (KS1)

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By Mike AskewProfessor of Primary Education, Monash University, Melbourne

Use the popular topic of minibeasts to engage young children in maths activities


  1. Spiders’ legs
  2. Ladybird spots
  3. Shell spirals
  4. Honeycomb
  5. Flight of the bumblebee

1. Spiders’ legs
NC KS1: Ma2, 3a

Spiders' legs

This is a simple game involving doubling.

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