Estimation KS2 Maths. Improve children's estimation skills with these links to fun Maths learning activities. Suitable for ages 8-11 years, Key Stage 2. Perfect for the classroom or to reinforce skills at home.
Alien Angles Interactive
Practice estimating angles with this fun geometry game. It's not as easy as it looks.
Estimating Area Video
How to calculate area in square metres from knowledge of lengths and widths using a real life problem - estimating and measuring the length of a carpet. Common mistakes are accounted for and explained so the children are aware of such errors when using and applying more complex operations in maths.
Estimation To Check Answers Video
Find out about different ways to estimate and check your work.
Make 100 Lesson Plan
This problem offers great opportunities for mental arithmetic and estimation. It can also be used as an opening to discussing the order of operations.
Measuring Length Video
How to measure the length of a piece of wood, a python and a football pitch. The approximation of length is discussed before a demonstration of how to record the measurement using different units: centimetres, metres and kilometres. Different tools are used for the measurements: a ruler, a tape measure and a trundle wheel.
Mixed Numbers Printable
Estimating Products of Mixed Numbers. You can use rounding to estimate products of fractions and mixed numbers. Round each factor to the nearest whole number, then multiply the whole numbers. Worksheet with answer sheet.