# Maths Week 2016

Maths Week will run from 15th – 23rd October. There are tons of ideas online and you can find out more from Maths Week Ireland here.

We had a quick meeting after school the other day and put together a list of suggestions – some ideas below – with examples of how to integrate it with other areas of the curriculum!

Some ideas – to integrate Maths with other areas of the curriculum;

## Art

Design a maths character – write a logo and slogan (also ties in with Literacy)

Array City – link art and multiplication

Lines and angles

Paul Klee Art (Deep Space Sparkle – see lesson here.)

Geometric Art (Upper Elementary Snapshots – see here.)

Fraction Art from Mrs. Haasens Class – see here.

See lesson plan here.

Mondrian – perpendicular, parallel lines, angles.

Concentric circles – Kandinsky. (Photo from Kids Artists – lesson plan here.) Could you experiment with different shapes? (Squares/Rectangles/Triangles)

Shape monsters – all kids network see ideas here.

3D Collage

Design a book for a younger class – Story of 10, time, addition or subtraction etc.

Design an activity book/ worksheets for your classmates or for a younger group.

## P.E.

### Maths Olympics

Length – measure the longest throw or jump.

Addition – have a number of buckets/ hoops – each has a different value. Children throw beanbags/ ball trying to reach a target. Then add up their totals to get a score.

Place value toss

PE and Maths Poster with ideas (available on TPT)

## Data

This can be linked to different areas/ subjects.

Make a pictogram/bar chart showing favourite colours, food, hobby etc.

Science – healthy lunch

## History

Timelines – how long ago did that happen? (Place value)

Use of calendars (time)