Tag Archives: Christmas

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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It’s all going on at Urmston Library: children’s activities

Urmston Library is more than just a place to borrow and return books.  It’s a beautifully designed, welcoming space in which to graze upon prose, poetry and any number of non-fiction printed work.  What’s more is that the library acts … Continue reading

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Day 11: Comprehension

Welcome to Day Eleven of Better Tuition’s 2013 Winter Advent Activity Calendar.  Today we have a festive comprehension for you.  This comprehension is best suited to Years 4/5/6 and will take no longer than fifteen minutes.  The quiz is multiple choice and you … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar: 14th December – Christmas maths challenge

Here’s some more Better Tuition advent calendar maths. Use pi x d (pi x the diameter) to work out the answers. If your child struggles with maths, call Better Tuition on 0161 748 3912 to book your FREE assessment. Looking for a … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar: December 13th – Jingle Bells! Can You Spell?

Jingle Bells! Can you spell? Try our fun, festive spelling quiz, then return to our Better Tuition Advent Calendar. Santa got stuck up this. chiminey chimney chimnay Rudolph is one. reindeer raindeer reindear Roast these on an open fire. chestnuts … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar: 12th December – Santa’s Proof Reading Challenge

Santa has a lot of letters to read at this time of year!  Here’s one with a lot of spelling mistakes and missed punctuation.  Can you a) count how many there are of each?  and b) correct each one?  To make … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar: 9th December – a circular Christmas

Here’s some more Better Tuition advent calendar maths.  Your challenge is to label the different parts of the circle.  You can print this page or make a sketch. If your child struggles with maths, call Better Tuition on 0161 748 3912 … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar: 8th December – the Nightmare Before Christmas

Our Better Tuition advent calendar would not be complete without a relaxing Christmassy clip to watch.  Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas is just lovely: enjoy!   Remember you can book a FREE assessment with our maths, English and science experts by calling … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar: 7th December – spread some Christmas cheer around the world

Your Better Tuition Advent challenge today is to feed hungry people from developing countries. Return to our advent calendar here, and find out more about Urmston’s tuition centre here. Freerice.com gives quiz questions where every correct answer donates 20 grains of rice … Continue reading

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