Category Archives: Advent Calendar

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

On the 17th 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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Advent Activity Calendar: Day 12 – Santa’s Proof Reading Challenge

Instructions: Santa has a lot of letters to read at this time of year!  Here’s one with twelve spelling mistakes and eighteen incidents of missed or mistaken punctuation.  Can you a) identify and b) correct each one?  You can print off … Continue reading

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Advent Activity Calendar: Day 11 – Merry Christmas in 15 Languages

Your Better Tuition Advent challenge today is to identify the Merry Christmases from around the world – or, to be more specific – to identify which languages are used. You can choose from French, Finnish, Icelandic, Tagalog, Swedish, Hungarian, Tahitian, … Continue reading

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Advent Activity Calendar – Day Ten: Verbal Reasoning Cloze

Welcome to Day Ten of our Advent Activity Calendar.  Today we have a Verbal Reasoning Cloze activity for you. Choose the best word to fill in the gaps. Cloze activities enhance and assess vocabulary and comprehension.  They also feature in … Continue reading

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Advent Activity Calendar – Day 8 – Properties of Shape

Welcome to Day 8 of our Advent Activity Calendar. Let’s take a look at the presents under the Christmas tree and answer some questions. 1. What shape are all three gifts? 2. How many vertices does each gift have? 3.The … Continue reading

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Advent Activity Calendar Day 5: Santa’s Verbal Reasoning Challenge

Santa loves our Better Tuition advent calendar so much he has created a fun Verbal Reasoning challenge for all those year five students who are busily preparing for Trafford’s Entrance Exams. Each Christmas Eve, Santa’s elves must prepare the reindeer for the night to come.  Santa is very particular about the order … Continue reading

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Advent Activity Calendar Day Three – £10 voucher

SORRY – THIS PROMOTION IS NOW OVER. It’s the season of giving, so we gave a £10 voucher towards a lesson at Better Tuition in Urmston.  You neeedd to print the page off within 24 hours to get your voucher, and you can use it to claim … Continue reading

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