Listed below are some conversation starters you could use when discussing your child’s maths homework or what they have been learning in class. Some are in the form of sentences you could ask them to complete.

When it comes to maths, I find it difficult to………

The most important part of solving a maths problem is………

If maths could be a colour it would be……… because………

Maths makes me feel………

In this maths activity I discovered………

I’m still wondering………

Share any new mathematical words you have learned.

What are the big ideas you learned in today’s activity.

When I get stuck solving a maths problem I can………

My best kept secret about maths is………

When I think of maths, I think………

Share what you think a mathematician does.

My best kept secret about maths is………

When I think of maths, I think………

Share what you think a mathematician does.