Materials for parents to help their children develop number skills
New materials from the Basic Skills Agency
‘Detective Digit’s Calendar
A colourful, delightfully illustrated calendar featuring Digit the Worm, aimed at encouraging children’s interest in maths. Each month contains different detective-themed number investigations based on everyday activities and includes: fun quizzes based on different number systems, ideas for playing with maths in various situations, and useful information.
Digit’s Dictionary: contains words and pictures that help parents to talk about numbers with children introduced by Digit himself, as he bends himself into any number he wants to be.
Talking Numbers with 7 and 8 Year-Olds: is a friendly and accessible parents’ guide, containing ideas to give parents and carers the confidence to talk about and play with numbers with their children. The guide includes: the four rules, clear explanations of words used in maths and examples for children to practise. Digit takes over and helps anyone to understand without feeling worried about maths.’
To find out more about the materials and how to order click here.