MightY Math

for 6-8 year olds
Advancing Mathematician

67 69
33 34 35 36

Lets Learn
MATHEMATICS
Kim Freeman

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The actual eBook is 110 pages and can be purchased from our website
www.mahobe.co.nz. It provides a structured, easy-to-follow series of fun
activities to stimulate and challenge the advancing mathematician. The full
book contains pages on shapes and patterns, graphs, ordinals and
counting, numbers and number sequences to 100, arithmetic, multiplication
tables, division, measurement and statistics.

Mighty Math, Advancing Mathematician Book 4, Lets Learn Mathematics
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Recognising Shapes.
A wedge is sliced out of a cake. The top of the wedge
is shaped similar to a ..................................................

The top of this bench is shaped like
a ..................................................
The top of this stool is shaped like
a ..................................................

The top of your bed is shaped like
a ..................................................
The sides of this picture frame are all
the same length. Therefore the shape of
the picture frame is a ..................................................
The front of this torch is shaped like
a ..................................................
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Counting to 20.
How many lines make up each shape?

....................

....................

....................
....................

....................
....................
12

....................

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Counting in 10’s.
Circle the groups of 10 then write the total number
of objects.

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Counting Up to Twenty.
Put a cross through the objects not needed to make
the given total.

Two vacuum cleaners.

Seven remote consoles.

Eight cameras.

Three mixers.

Twelve radio alarms.

Five irons.

Zero movie cameras

Sixteen electric fans.

Ten stereo radios.

Eleven toasters.

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Comparing Numbers.

Write the number of objects in each set. Compare each set
and tick (U
) the sets that have the same number of items.

8
12 U
12 U
4

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Ordinal Numbers.

Fill in the blanks below with 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th.
If the square is in 2nd position then the circle is ....................
If the triangle is in 1st position then the star is ....................,
and the rectangle is .....................
If the circle is in 4th position then the star is ....................
and the triangle is ....................
Fill in the blanks below with 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th or 6th.

1st
The sheep is .................... from the right.
The horse is .................... from the left.
The cow is .................... from the left and .................... from
the right.
The turkey is .................... from the right and .................... from
the left.
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In Order.

20 0 17 10
4 9 6 13 18

Put the numbers in order,
then answer the questions.

The biggest number is ............
The smallest number is ............
The odd numbers are ....................................
The even numbers are ....................................
Complete the patterns
-2

-2

-2

-2

-2

-2

-2

-2

20 18
+1

+1

+1

+1

+1

+1

+1

+1

10
-3

-3

-3

+3

+3

+3

11
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Greater or Less Than.
In the circle put a greater than (>) or less than (<) sign.
(The sign always points towards the smaller number.)

2

<

3

Put a circle through all the numbers less than 15.
Put a cross through all the numbers greater than 12.

30

1 18 12 8 17 4 15 7 10
2
3
16 5 11 19 9 20 13 6

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Addition.
Draw 8 more. How many in total?

Draw 2 more. How many in total?

Draw 6 more. How many in total?

Draw 10 more. How many in total?

Draw 4 more. How many in total?

Draw 15 more. How many in total?

Draw 3 more. How many in total?

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............+8=...............
............+2=...............
............+6=...............
............+10=...............
............+4=...............
............+15=...............
............+3=...............

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Addition.
Draw more shapes to make 12.

6+............=12
8+............=12
10+............=12
5+............=12
Count the objects and complete the sums.

............+............=............
............+............=............
............+............=............
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Subtraction.
Cross out 4.
How many left? ............

............-4=...............
Cross out 2.
How many left? ............

............-2=...............
Cross out 9.
How many left? ............

............-9=...............
Cross out 12.
How many left? ............

............-12=...............
Cross out 8.
How many left? ............

............-8=...............
Cross out 1.
How many left? ............
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............-1=...............

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Arithmetic.

12+7=...............
7+12=...............
19-12=...............
19-7=...............

4+7=...............
7+4=...............
11-7=...............
11-4=...............
+ -

Use a

or

sign

Write the sum below each of the pictures..

...............

...............

.......

.......

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...............

...............

=
=

=
=

...............

...............
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Addition Combinations.
Draw a line between all the combinations that make 15.

2 10

8

14 13

6

4

7 13

9

5

11

1

3

Draw more to make 20.
Write the addition statement for each.

38

12+8=20
..............................
..............................
..............................
..............................
..............................
..............................
..............................

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Adding and Subtracting.
Complete the table and work out what the number machines
are doing.

2 3 5
4

9 10

Number
Machine

What is the Number Machine above doing? ............................

3 4 6
2

7 9

Number
Machine

What is the Number Machine above doing? ............................

How many times does the missile ping off the wall? ................
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Write the Right Number.
Below are 6 jugs. Each jug holds 10 litres of water.
The number on the side of the jug represents the amount
of water left in the jug. How much water has been used
from each jug?

5

8

3

1

Complete the number line.

0 1 2

5

5+..............=10
6 8+..............=10
6+..............=10
3+..............=10
0 1+..............=10
0+..............=10
11

13

20

Write the number that the flowers are growing on then
write the nearest even numbers.

number
nearest
even
numbers

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Addition with Three Numbers.
Write an addition statement for each of the following.

........ + ........ + ........ = .............
........ + ........ + ........ = .............
........ + ........ + ........ = .............
Write down the totals of each set of cards.

total= 8

total=

total=
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total=
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Subtracting Two Numbers.
Write a subtraction statement for each of the following.

3 - ........
2 = .............
6
........11 - ........
........ - ........ - ........ = .............
........ - ........ - ........ = .............
........ - ........ - ........ = .............
........ - ........ - ........ = .............
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Writing Numbers Greater Than 20.
Circle the groups of 10
Count how many
are left over.

tens

number of bananas =

leftovers

3 2
tens

leftovers

tens

leftovers

tens

leftovers

number of snails =

number of beetles =

number of mice =
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Numbers 0 to 100.
Draw a line between the number and the word.

50 90
30
20
60
70 40
80
fifty

twenty
sixty

forty

seventy
eighty
thirty

ninety

Spell the number words.

42

40+2
forty two

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.......................................

67
.......................................

53

.......................................

.......................................

31

.......................................

.......................................

85
54

.......................................
.......................................
.......................................

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Numbers 0 to 100.
Write the number being represented.
Show all the numbers on the number line below.

35
=....................
=....................
=....................
=....................
=....................
=....................
35
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Numbers 0 to 100.
Write the number being represented.
Show all the numbers on the number line below.

=....................
=....................

=....................
=....................
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Numbers and their positions.
Write the number indicated on the number line. Write the
numbers on either side of that number.

79 80 81

78 ............................

22

............................

46

34

............................

............................

........................................................

............................

55

........................................................

Circle the odd numbers.

98
7
1

54

............................

12
9

............................

27 66
25
4
1
2
3
73

80

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Numbers 0 to 100.
Use the number line to answer the addition and
subtraction sums.

+5

-3

52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66

52+3=..........
53+2=..........

57-2=..........
60-3=..........

55+4=..........
58+5=..........
61+4=..........

59-4=..........
56-1=..........
64-5=..........

Complete the number line then answer the addition
and subtraction sums.

+3

-2

36 37 38 39

38+4=.......... 36+5=.......... 50-4=..........
40+5=.......... 39+4=.......... 47-2=..........

42+3=.......... 45-4=.......... 43-3=..........
48+2=.......... 47-3=.......... 41-5=..........

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Multiplying by Drawing Groups of Objects.
Draw the correct number of objects in the boxes.
Write a multiplication statement for each.
Draw 4 triangles in each box.

Draw 2 sunshine figures in each box.

3H
4=...............

5H
2=...............
Draw 3 smiley faces in each box.

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6H
3=...............
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Addition and Multiplication.
Write an addition and a multiplication sum for each situation.
Bottles of sun screen.

2+2+2=...............

3H
2=...............

Kites.

Light Bulbs.

2+2+2+2+2+2=...............
6H
2=...............

3+3+3+3+3=............... 5H
3=...............

Pens.

8+8=...............

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2H
8=...............
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Multiplication Tables.
Describe the number of objects in each row and column.
Write a multiplication statement for each.

3
3
9
3 = 9

There are ............... rows of ...............
There are ............... in total.

3

............... ............... ...............

There are ............... rows of ...............
There are ............... in total.

=

............... ............... ...............

There are ............... rows of ...............
There are ............... in total.

=

............... ............... ...............

There are ............... rows of ...............
There are ............... in total.

=

............... ............... ...............
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Multiplication Tables.
Learn the 2 times table by counting the groups of dots.

1H
2=.............
2H
2=.............
9H
2=.............
3H
2=.............
4H
2=.............
10H
2=.............
5H
2=.............

6H
2=.............
11H
2=.............

7H
2=.............

12H
2=.............
8H
2=.............
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Multiplication Tables.

Write in the missing numbers.
1 bird ............. feet
2 birds ............. feet
3 birds ............. feet
4 birds ............. feet
5 birds ............. feet
6 birds ............. feet
7 birds ............. feet
8 birds ............. feet
9 birds ............. feet
10 birds ............. feet
11 birds ............. feet
12 birds ............. feet
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1H
2=.............
2H
2=.............
3H
2=.............
4H
2=.............
5H
2=.............
6H
2=.............
7H
2=.............
8H
2=.............
9H
2=.............
10H
2=.............
11H
2=.............
12H
2=.............

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Multiplication Tables.
Write in the missing numbers.

1H
2=

10H
2=
3H
2=
7H
2=
12H
2=
2H
2=
Below is the Times 2 Machine.
When you put a number in the
top it multiplies it by 2 then
sends the new number out the side.

Complete the table.
OUT
IN

8
11
5
4
9
H
2
6
10
IN

OUT

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Multiplication Tables.

Write in the missing numbers.
1 square ............. sides
2 squares ............. sides
3 squares ............. sides
4 squares ............. sides
5 squares ............. sides
6 squares ............. sides
7 squares ............. sides
8 squares ............. sides
9 squares ............. sides
10 squares ............. sides
11 squares ............. sides
12 squares ............. sides
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1H
4=.............
2H
4=.............
3H
4=.............
4H
4=.............
5H
4=.............
6H
4=.............
7H
4=.............
8H
4=.............
9H
4=.............
10H
4=.............
11H
4=.............
12H
4=.............

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Multiplication Tables.
Write in the missing numbers.

12H
4=

3H
4=
8H
4=
11H
4=
2H
4=
5H
4=
6
4
10
7
1
H
4
40
9
Complete the table.
OUT
IN

Below is the Times 4 Machine.
When you put a number in the
top it multiplies it by 4 then
sends the new number out the side.

IN

OUT

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Multiplication Tables.

Write in the missing numbers.
1 hand ............. fingers
2 hands ............. fingers
3 hands ............. fingers
4 hands ............. fingers
5 hands ............. fingers
6 hands ............. fingers
7 hands ............. fingers
8 hands ............. fingers
9 hands ............. fingers
10 hands ............. fingers
11 hands ............. fingers
12 hands ............. fingers
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1H
5=.............
2H
5=.............
3H
5=.............
4H
5=.............
5H
5=.............
6H
5=.............
7H
5=.............
8H
5=.............
9H
5=.............
10H
5=.............
11H
5=.............
12H
5=.............
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Multiplication Practice.
Write in the missing numbers.

10+10+10 = 3H
............ = ............
7+7 = 2H
............ = ............
2+2+2+2 = ............H
............ = ............
5+5+5+5 = ............H
............ = ............
1+1+1 = ............H
............ = ............

Fill in the boxes.
You will need to know the 1H
, 2H
, 3H
, 4H
, 5H
and 10H
tables.

=21 12H
=12
7H
=8
=15
4H
5H
=60 3H
6H
=12
8H
=40 10H
=10
2H
7H
=6
=70
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Finding the Right Number.
How many apples are in each bag?

............... apples
............... apples
............... apples
Each of the plates below had 10 apples to begin with.
How many were eaten.

...............

...............

...............

Add more dots so that each card has 10 dots.

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MightY Math
ADVANCING MATHEMATICIAN for 6 - 8 year olds

Book 1: Ready To Learn Mathematics
Covers shapes and patterns, graphs, ordinals and counting, adding and subtracting,
multiplication tables and division. This book reinforces the type of mathematics that
children will be studying at school.

Book 2: Ready To Move On With Mathematics
Covers numbers to 100, number sequences, addition and subtraction and their
relationship to multiplication and division. By the end of this book children will be
confident with multiplication tables.

Book 3: Ready to Advance With Mathematics
Covers number sequences, arithmetic, fractions, measurement and statistics. This
book not only reinforces the type of mathematics that children will be studying in
school but helps prepare them for the type of mathematics that they will face over the
next two years.

The MIGHTY MATH series is a structured, easy-to-follow series of fun activities designed
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Beginner Mathematician (for 4 - 6 year olds), look for the RED books.
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