Year Four

Explore our fun creative maths activities, available to download for free!

Psst! Parents and carers, remember all of our resources are designed for exploring as a family. There is no right or wrong way, so don’t be afraid to get stuck in and enjoy experimenting. Get creative, play, make mistakes and let children take each activity or challenge as far as they want. You’ll be creating positive memories of maths together as a family – an important step in building a confident, can-do attitude towards maths.

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Number and Place Value Activities

In Year 4, your child will start using negative numbers and will learn how to round numbers. They will also use numbers well into the 1000s, and will start reading and writing Roman numerals.

The key words for this section are number and place value.

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Addition and Subtraction Activities

In Year 4, your child will learn to solve addition and subtraction problems involving numbers up to four digits. They will use lots of different methods, including using objects, diagrams, and formal written methods.

The key words for this section are area/grid method, difference, and inverse.

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Multiplication and Division Activities

In Year 4, your child will learn to recall multiplication and division facts for times tables up to 12 × 12. They will use place value, number facts, factor pairs, commutativity, and inverse operations in mental calculations.

In June, your child will take part in the times tables check. Take a look at our Year 4 multiplication tables check page to find out about the assessment and to discover how you can help at home.

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Fractions Activities

In Year 4, your child will explore the link between fractions and multiplication/division. They will also learn more about decimals, using numbers with up to two decimal places.

The key words for this section are non-unit fraction, denominator, numerator, factor, and place value.

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Geometry Activities

In Year 4, your child will learn about acute and obtuse angles. They will also be introduced to coordinates and will be able to describe translations, and will build upon their knowledge of shape properties.

The key words for this section are 2D, 3D, axis, coordinate, line of symmetry, symmetrical, and translate.

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Measurement Activities

In Year 4, children will convert between lots of different standard measures. They will also find the perimeters and areas of shapes, use money, and explore time.

The key words for this section are capacity, mass, rectilinear, and volume.

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Statistics Activities

In Year 4, your child will learn to use time graphs. They will also solve problems by interpreting and analysing graphs, and will be able to answer more complex questions based on statistics.

The key word for this section is scale.

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