For a weekly (not daily!) questions to get your brain thinking visit Daily Rigour.
Daily 10 is a great way to keep your mental maths skills sharp. You’ll find lots of choice for challenge and topics – just make sure you’ve got some paper handy to write your answers down.
When you visit WODB you’re challenged to choose one from the options and explain why it doesn’t belong. There’s no right answer – it’s all about the explaining and discussions.
There are lots of free games on ABCya. I recommend the ‘Parts of Speech Quest’.
The Countdown Numbers game. This version comes with solutions!
A giant list of fun mental maths games to play with friends and family. Who will be the ultimate mathematician?
Decide on a theme, such as animals, then make a written list of words within a given time. The next word must begin with the last letter of the previous word. e.g. tiger – rabbit – terrapin – newt.
Word within a Word
Think of a word, then try to find as many words as possible within that word. e.g. important = pin, ant, rot, etc.
Write down a word with some letters missing, set a specific time and complete the word – there could be a number of possibilities for each word. e.g. st_p stop, stoop, strip, etc.
Draw a 3×3 grid and fill each square with a different letter. Then find as many words as possible within a given time or find the longest word.
1. Choose a number, any number!
Each day Daily Buzzword provides you with a new word to add to your vocabulary bank to wow your family, friends and teachers. Not only does it clearly explain what the word means and how to use it, but it also lets you listen to the pronunciation.
Now, let’s master modern terminology…