Weather – Numeracy (KS1)

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By Mike AskewProfessor of Primary Education, Monash University, Melbourne

Use the topic of weather as the basis for some inspiring numeracy activities

Weathercock

Topic of the month

Throughout November we’ll be providing engaging literacy, numeracy, science and art activities – all themed around weather. Be sure to check back each week to see what’s new. Here’s what’s coming up…
26 November – art

Remember, two sets of activities are provided for each subject – one suitable for KS1 and one for KS2. Take a look at our KS2 maths ideas for weather. Plus, take a look at our other weather activities.

Upcoming topics of the month:
  • January: Time (literacy, numeracy, science, ICT)

Weather provides the perfect context for activities exploring measurement, handling data and making cross-curricular links with science.

Activities

  1. What to wear?
  2. Cloud spotting
  3. All year round
  4. Water gauge
  5. Wind direction
  6. Weather charts
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