Goggles and Spike and the Calendar

Goggles and Spike work out how many sleeps until Goggles’ birthday. Using a calendar and the strategy of counting on in his head, Goggles shows Spike how to get it right.

Can you work out how many sleeps it is until your next birthday? Write the answer in your comment,a dn tell us how you worked it out.

MATHS CHALLENGE!:  What maths did Goggles and Spike need to know to make this movie? Write this in your comments here.


HOW MANY SLEEPS? on PhotoPeach

Ella, Madison, Monique and Zoe worked on the maths activity ‘How Many Sleeps?’ They had to work out how many sleeps until their next birthday. They used different strategies such as MAKE A TABLE and USE A NUMBER SENTENCE.

How many sleeps until your next birthday?  Which strategy did you use to work it out?


Spike told Goggles: “My birthday is in 500 day’s time.”
Goggles replied “no, it can’t be.”
Who is right? Goggles and Spike get help from their friends Claws, Fang and Brainiac to help them work out the answer to the problem.
Shoma, Lucas, Brodie and Dion have used many maths facts to create this movie. Can you spot them? They have also put in an error about one of the facts about the end of the movie to make sure you are paying attention: do you know which one it is?