We had a discussion in our class about why maths is important and how we use it every day - when we go shopping, playing games like Monopoly, Yahtzee, measuring ingredients in baking, looking at diferent shapes and patterns etc.
To celebrate World Maths Day we went outside to play a game called "Ordering Numbers". First we got into four teams. Each team had an icecream container with a set of number cards from 0 to 9.
The first person had to run to the icecream container, get one card and run to a spot, place it on the ground, then run back. Then it was the next persons turn. The team that finished first with all their cards in the right order had to put their hands on their heads.
Mrs Melville checked to see if they were correct. Then we played again but this time we had to order numbers from 10 to 20. Lastly we had to order the numbers in 2's from 0 to 20.