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! [FMR Home
Activities](http://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/cgi-bin/sews.py?FMRHomeActivities) Activities](https://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/cgi-bin/sews.py?FMRHomeActivities) _
!* These activities are free of charge. _
Teachers may make puzzles from this collection available to students in their schools for use on screen or after printing out. _
!* Parents and pupils may access these puzzles directly at home, and should first read the Notes for Guidance. _
Answers to the puzzles are provided, and there is a feedback form so you can get in touch with us.
The FunMaths Roadshow is on sale by download only (no CDs); if this
presents serious difficulty, please
email send mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Payment is normally by bank transfer only; if this is not possible, please
mailto:email@example.com; there will be an additional charge of 80p for cheque
payments to defray bank charges which are being introduced on 1 November.
If you require the Roadshow urgently, please make a comment to this effect in
the Comments section when ordering and your order will be authorised on receipt
enabling you to download the files immediately. Once you have purchased the
Roadshow, you are not restricted to using it in the usual way as described
below, but you are free to make puzzles from the collection available to
*students*in*your*school* for use on the screen or after printing out. You
can adapt the puzzles as necessary but should include the FMR logo and either
the copyright notice which appears at the bottom of every page or the
* This activity is based on a FunMaths Roadshow puzzle _ published by Liverpool Mathematical Society, _ from whom permission has been obtained to use it.
http://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/cgi-bin/sews.py?FunMathsRoadshow ** https://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/cgi-bin/sews.py?FunMathsRoadshow
There is no charge or time limit for using puzzles in this way.
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| Boxes -1 & 0: | Lower primary (years 1 to 4) |
| Boxes 1 & 2: | Upper primary (years 5/6) |
| Boxes 3 & 4: | Lower ~secondary (years 7/8) |
| Boxes 5 & 6: | Middle ~secondary (years 9/10) |
| Boxes 7 & 8: | Upper ~secondary (years 11/12) |
| Boxes 9 & 10: | A-Level / University transition |
| Boxes 11 & 12: | "Functional Maths", _ middle or upper ~secondary |
The LivMS FunMaths Roadshow material is an exciting ~series of mathematical
activities designed to be used with students from the age of 5 - 18. This
page describes the Roadshow and includes a link for ordering. There are
separate pages on Roadshow History and Roadshow FA Qs.
The FunMaths Roadshow V6 consists of fourteen 'boxes'. Each box contains
25 mathematical activities displayed on coloured laminated A3 card, with
associated equipment. Welsh versions of Boxes -1 to 8 are available and
some other languages are available in an earlier version (V4).
Much of the equipment required is supplied in the form of templates, but
some items need purchasing or making; advice on this is contained in the
template files which are included in the downloads.
~Group sizes up to 60 students are appropriate. The puzzles are laid out
on tables in a hall or other large space.
Children move around the room tackling the puzzles in any order they choose.
Each pupil has a customised response sheet to be initialled by a helper
when each activity is successfully completed. Helpers could be staff or
older pupils from the school. In a typical session of 60 - 75 minutes,
with pupils working singly or in pairs, most pupils will complete well
over a dozen activities.
Certainly enjoyment and challenge are the most appropriate epithets to
characterise the Roadshow as a whole. Experience has shown that everyone
succeeds, including children with special needs.
Printed certificates are awarded to all students.
Examples of the material can be found at
http://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/FunMathsRoadshow/samples.htm https://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/FunMathsRoadshow/samples.htm ]]] <<|
and information on requesting a visit can be found at
http://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/cgi-bin/sews.py?FMRHubs https://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/cgi-bin/sews.py?FMRHubs ]]] <<|
To order a download and to check on availability and prices, go here:
http://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/cgi-bin/Purchases.py?PriceList=show https://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/cgi-bin/Purchases.py?PriceList=show ]]] <<|
When ordering the FunMaths Roadshow, the download link will normally
only be sent once payment is received.
If you have not received the
download link after one week, please check your Junk Items folder. Our
emails seem to end up there occasionally.
If you have any queries concerning Roadshow orders, please
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This page was last updated on 1 October 2021.