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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 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 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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December 23rd: time for maths

Welcome to Day 23 of Better Tuition’s Winter Advent Activity Calendar.  Today we have a set of Christmas maths problems for you.  They’re quite tricky: perhaps the whole family could compete to complete them correctly! Return to our advent calendar. Today is Monday, 23rd December … Continue reading

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19th December: a Very Special Guest

Santa loves our Better Tuition advent calendar so much that he has asked whether he can create an activity! We certainly cannot say no to Santa, so here is Santa’s very own a fun Verbal Reasoning challenge for all those year five students who are … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas in 15 languages: answers

Here are the answers to Better Tuition‘s advent calendar foreign language challenge. 1.  Gledileg Jol – Icelandic 2.  Joyeux Noel – French 3.  Hyvaa  Joulua – Finnish 4.  Maligayang Pasko – Filipino 5.  Shub Naya Baras – Hindi 6.  Sawadee … Continue reading

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December 4th: a Christmas Maths Quiz

Welcome to Day Four of Better Tuition’s 2014 Winter Advent Activity Calendar.  Today we have some more Christmas maths problems for you, this time in the form of an interactive quiz.  These problems are easier than yesterday’s Christmas Maths Challenge and could be suitable for … Continue reading

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December 3rd: Christmas Maths Problems

Maths Problems Welcome to Day Three of Better Tuition’s Winter Advent Activity Calendar.  Today we have some tricky Christmas maths problems for you.  These problems are best suited to Years 4/5/6.  You will find the answers in our comments section below. … Continue reading

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December 2nd: Rudolph the Read Knows Rain, Dear!

Finding and Correcting Spelling Errors It’s day two of Better Tuition’s advent calendar and we have a fun literacy activity for you.  Can you find and correct the spelling errors in the festive song titles?  This is a skill you … Continue reading

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Letter to Santa Proof Reading Activity: Corrected Version

Here is the corrected version of Better Tuition’s 1st December proof reading activity. Return to our 2013 winter activity advent calendar. Tweet

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