by Sash Hamidi
'Have loads of cards made up of FDP with equivalences e.g. 0.5, 1/2, 50/100/,
50%, half a shaded circle etc. You then get all the children into teams
(4 - house colours) and literally throw all the cards in the air (works
well in the hall). The children then work together to try and match together
equivalents. The other children time the event, and generate excitement.
I tried this to have an exciting launch into FDP, and it really motivated
the children....noisy, but fun. The children like to compete for the fastest