February 24, 2015

Kangaroo Math Workshops : Benjamin (Std 5 & 6)


14th, 18th, 20th March 2015, (4pm – 6pm), Age : 11 – 12 years old.

The Kangaroo Math Competition is an International Math Competition organized by the Association Kangourou Sans Frontieres (AKSF) since 1991. This year the competition will be held on 26th of March.

The competition for primary school pupils ranges from; Pre-Ecolier (Std 1 & 2) , Ecolier (Std 3 & 4) and Benjamin (Std 5 & 6). There will be 3 levels of workshops offered for each category ranging from Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced. The levels indicate the gradual increase in the difficulty of the questions.

The objective is to expose students to creative and interesting problem solving math questions that occur in the Kangaroo Math Competition. The workshop also aims to prepare the students who will take part in this math competition.

Date                         : 14th, 18th, 20th March 2015
Time                             : 4pm – 6pm

Workshop Fee       : RM 20/workshop
Age Requirement : Standard 5 and 6 (11 – 12 years old)
Things that participants are required to bring to workshop : Stationeries, including 
colour pencils, scissors and glue.

To ease the registration process, students can enroll for 3 workshops for a particular level in 1 registration. For example, students can register for the Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced level workshop for Benjamin, Ecolier or Pre-Ecolier Category in 1 registration form, amounting to RM 60.00

 Outline of Workshop Dates

Dates / Time

9.00-11.00 am

1.00-3.00 pm

4.00-6.00 pm


Pre Ecolier (Std 1&2)

Ecolier (Std 3&4)

Benjamin (Std 5&6)

14th March 2015




18th March 2015




20th March 2015




*This registration page is for Benjamin (Std 5 & 6) ONLY.

Beginner Level : Students will be exposed to the 3 point questions that pop up in the competition through interesting and hands on activities. 

Intermediate Level : Students will encounter the more challenging 4 point questions that use various problem solving strategies such as working backwards, drawing and modeling.

Advanced Level : Students will solve the more complex 5 point questions that require creative thinking through trial and error, discovery and experimentation of math questions.

Pre Requisite : Students need to have a good grasp of basic math operations and be able to understand sentences in English.