There are 366 different Starters of The Day, many to choose from. You will find below some starters on the topic of Time. A lesson starter does not have to be on the same topic as the main part of the lesson or the topic of the previous lesson. It is often very useful to revise or explore other concepts by using a starter based on a totally different area of Mathematics.

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Time Starters:

Birthday Clues

Work out the date Will was born by answering some number questions.

Happy New Year

Work out the date for various given amounts of time after the beginning of the year.

Hours To Go

How many full hours are left till the end of the year?

Movie Minutes

Calculations involving hours and minutes based on the runing times of popular DVDs.


Can you work out from the five clues given what the mystery number is?

Second Holiday

Estimate then work out the period of time equal to the given number of seconds.

Timed Tables

How fast can you answer 24 mixed times tables questions?

Weather Maths

Eight mathematical questions about the current weather and times in four cities around the world.


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