Hit the Button is an interactive maths game with quick fire questions on number bonds, times tables, doubling and halving, multiples, division facts and square numbers. The games which are against the clock challenge and develop a child's mental maths skills.
The website says, it is designed for 6 to 11 years olds, the activities can be matched to appropriate mathematical ability. Regular use of Hit the Button can help children to sharpen their recall of vital number facts in a fun way and learning multiplication tables need not be boring.
MyMaths – as a school we have subscribed to this site, and each child in Year 1 to 6 has his/her own log in and password, to access the online lessons and homework section.
The homework tasks will be set by your teacher (and pupils will need their login / password for these activities).
However, you can also access the site for booster work in the run up to SAT/National Tests. For this section you do not need your password / login, and you can do as much or as little booster work as you choose.
Click on the ‘Six Booster’ tab and then choose activities from the drop down menu which will help you with your revision. Choose the relevant area of maths, then the level of difficulty.
If accessing the website using an ipad. Download an app called Puffin Academy – then enter MyMaths using this app.
Do let your teacher know if you have any further difficulties or if you cannot access MyMaths from home. Homework set, based on mymaths, will need to be completed on time.