Author Archives: Christine McLaughlin

Happy New Year from Better Tuition

Happy New Year from the whole team at Better Tuition. 2018 is a big year for us as in April we celebrate ten years in business! We couldn’t do what we do without the support of our wonderful customers, so … Continue reading

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Day 24 – Festive Non-Verbal Reasoning

It’s the final day of Better Tuition’s Advent Activity Calendar and we have some festive non-verbal reasoning activity for you.  You will find the answers here.  Try more festive NVR from Better Tuition. Non-verbal reasoning helps develop problem-solving skills and … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 23 – Gingerbread Puzzle

Your Better Tuition Advent challenge today is a fun maths puzzle.     Ava is making gingerbread men for Christmas. She uses 2 raisins for eyes and 3 raisins for buttons for each gingerbread man. She buys 4 boxes of raisins, each with 120 … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 22 – When the Reindeer Went Missing

Welcome to Day 22 of Better Tuition’s Winter Advent Activity Calendar.  Today we have a Yuletide English Language Quiz for you.  We hope you enjoy it. Instructions: In each question, choose the best word or group of words to complete this passage … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 20 – A Solstice Puzzle

Your Better Tuition Advent challenge today is a fun maths puzzle. Welcome to Day 20 of Better Tuition’s Winter Advent Activity Calendar.  Today we have a Christmas maths problem for you.   Maths Problem: December 21st is the winter solstice: the shortest and darkest day of the year. … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 21 – Mince Pie Maths

Welcome to Day 21 of Better Tuition’s Winter Advent Activity Calendar.  Today we have a Christmas maths problem for you. Return to our advent calendar. Santa visits eight houses in twenty minutes.  In each he eats the following amounts of mince pie: 2, 4, 1, … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 19: When Christmas Came Early (Verbal Reasoning)

On the 19th day of Better Tuition’s winter activity advent calendar, we have a fun Verbal Reasoning challenge. Verbal Reasoning can really help attune the brain to paying attention to detail.  In particular you will want to hone your verbal reasoning skills if you … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 18: Star of Wonder

Your challenge today is to calculate the angles on the star below. You can visit Better Tuition’s Advent Activity Calendar every day until 24th December for a fun learning activity in maths, English, verbal or non-verbal reasoning. You may also like to … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 15 – a Circular Christmas

Today’s advent challenge is to label the parts of a circular bauble. Return to our Advent Activity Calendar. Visit our download store to download 100 Winter Word Problems absolutely FREE. Does your child need extra help with maths? Whether s/he … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar: Day 13 – Time for Maths

Welcome to Day13 of Better Tuition’s Winter Advent Activity Calendar.  Today we have a set of Christmas maths problems for you. Return to our advent calendar. Today is Saturday, 23rd December 2017.  The current time is 10:03.  The start of December 2017 was at 00:00 … Continue reading

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