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Life of Fred: Farming Revision Booklet

I created this Farming Revision Booklet to use with our maths studies using the very excellent Life of Fred curriculum. Most of our hands on activities for the Farming book were linked to either sets or graphs. This 11 page Farming Revision Booklet focuses on set work, using farm animals as a theme. Firstly, the…

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Homeschool Living Maths: Life of Fred – Edgewood

Life of Fred Edgewood

Yes, we are still using Life of Fred Maths, because the girls remember it! It's that simple. That said, as they are also doing the ACE program in its entirety, it also means they are getting stacks of maths practice. Something they are not too enamoured by! The girls are resolutely and uncompromisingly not fans…

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Life of Fred: Dogs Revision Booklet {Free Download}

I have created Life of Fred: Dogs revision booklet. My focal topics for Life of Fred: Dogs were Doubles and Functions. The revision booklet contains lots of activities for learning doubles and understanding functions. I always keep my revision booklets simple and very easy. I want to know they understand the concept, rather than stretching…

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Life of Fred: Cats Review Booklet – Free Printable!

Life of Fred: Cats Printable - Introduction My newest download, Life of Fred: Cats Printable review booklet, was created to be used alongside Life of Fred: Cats maths book.  It can be used before your child starts Dogs to check his understanding of the main concepts taught in the Cats book, or in deed at…

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Homeschool Living Maths – Life of Fred: Cats

Learning Maths with Life of Fred: Cats The more I do Life of Fred, the more confident I am about it working as an exclusive way to teach maths. The girls really enjoy maths, and I can see it working in ways that I didn't with the older ones. We have just finished Life of…

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Five Maths Baggies: Mathematical Activities for Quiet Time

My younger two girls are not quite the readers their older brother and sisters were at their age.  The older ones would have happily read for an hour during their quiet time each day and complain when it ended.  The younger ones manage about half an hour before they start to get the wriggles.  I…

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Homeschool Living Maths – Life of Fred: Butterflies

 Learning Maths with Life of Fred: Butterflies The girls are still enjoying our hands on approach to maths.  We have just finished learning maths with Life of Fred: Butterflies.  This is book two in the Life of Fred Series, (which can be bought in the UK here) learning lots of new maths concepts.  But first…

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Maths Investigations using Penrose, the Mathematical Cat: Investigating Polygons

I have written before about our change to a living maths approach using Life of Fred as our backbone, and I think I might have mentioned wanting to spend some of our time investigating a certain aspect of numbers in greater depth.  I have a few maths based books, but Penrose the cat is by…

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Life of Fred: Apples {Living Maths}

Yesterday, I showed a friend what my eight and six year old were doing using their Life of Fred: Apples.  I could see the incredulity in her eyes.  'Your daughter is only just learning what 3 plus 4 is?'  I could hear her silent thoughts.  And I doubted myself just a little.  But I didn't…

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