While our Outdoor Maths workshops are popular all year round, they're perfect for late spring and early summer. Highly experiential in nature, explicitly drawing attention to the role of maths in everyday outdoor activities and rooted in the National Curriculum, they're also great for wellbeing, of course - because everyone benefits from a bit of fresh air.
And don't forget that, as well as booking workshops, you can now purchase your very own Outdoor Maths Trail too!
Outdoor spaces provide wonderful opportunities to explore how numbers and shapes create both the built and natural worlds. So our engaging (and very active!) outdoor maths workshops, which feature a range of tried and tested al fresco activities, bring home the relevance of numeracy to our everyday lives – and provide lots of scope for problem-solving too!
We have developed age-appropriate activities for all year groups from Nursery to Year 6, including our specially designed portable Outdoor Maths Trail - allowing us to offer open air workshops over a whole range of timescales.
Exploring (depending on time, age and group size): maths-in-context, maths language, number investigations, additive and multiplicative reasoning, number sequences and patterns, shape investigations, properties of 2D and 3D shapes, positional language, measurements, data collection, presentation and interpretation.
Duration: different activities require different amounts of time – so we’ll work with you in designing a timetable appropriate to your needs.
And Don’t Forget … we’re also experienced in designing and delivering Outdoor Maths CPD programmes for teachers, including twilights, half days and full days!
Outdoor Maths Trail
Our Outdoor Maths Trail comprises ten durable, waterproof bags, each containing age-differentiated Outdoor Maths questions, challenges and activities - together with all required resources (plus a Teacher's Guide). It includes ten clipboards - and is all contained in one easy-to-carry box. Available in formats for both primary and secondary schools, it focuses on a whole range of mathematical areas including additive reasoning, multiplicative reasoning number patterns, fractions, percentages, properties of 2D shapes, properties of 3D shapes, money, positional language, multi-stage problem solving and logic problems.
To purchase an Outdoor Trail please contact firstname.lastname@example.org