Case studies    Maths on Toast Bites – showing how maths is creative, fun and for everyone. 

Maths on Toast Bites – showing how maths is creative, fun and for everyone. 

Maths on Toast Bites is a series of short ‘How To’ creative maths videos presented by children aged between 8 and 11. Aimed at primary school children and their families, our group of enthusiastic ‘maths advocates’ demonstrates a range of fun, hands-on maths activities that families can try together.

Our mission is to promote positive attitudes to maths. Maths on Toast Bites will broaden children and their families’ view of what and where maths is, and show that maths can be creative, family fun.

45 children from The Winch took part in the films, which were directed by Sebastian Thiel at Upshot Entertainment.  

Participation in fun, creative, interactive maths activities and being given the time and space to explore mathematical concepts helps build positive experiences – the first step towards changing attitudes towards maths and addressing maths anxiety. 

Supporting material for the activities demonstrated in each film are available to download, so that families can try them together at home or teachers can use them in the classroom. Trying them, enjoying them, and being aware that this is maths, will increase the whole family’s confidence, and allow everyone to develop shared learning experiences, and create positive memories of maths.

Click here to watch the films 

Maths on Toast Bites was created by Maths on Toast in partnership with The Winch children’s charity and youth centre, and funded by the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851.