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All Primary numeracy activities and resources

A list of all our Numeracy resources.

 

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Using tallying to record data   
Working in small groups children collect a range of data by tallying. The activities use different units of measurement for the children to work with.
Y3 Y4 | Statistics |  From the resource collection(s): Graphs and charts
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2D shape board game   
A simple board game to teach shape recognition. This would be most useful if colour printed on A3 paper and laminated for regular use.
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F Y1 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes
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Fraction of a shape – board game   
A game in which children can practise reading fractions and finding the matching fraction picture. Includes halves, quarters, thirds and fifths.
Y3 Y4 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Fractions including decimals
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Remainders game   
A board game which requires children to divide 3 digit numbers and find remainders. The resource includes a Notebook file for whole class demonstration and suggestions for differentiation.
Y4 Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Time board games   
A set of board games for children to practice reading a time in words and finding the matching analogue clock. Includes 3 boards ranging from o'clock to quarter to times.
Y2 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Time
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Six times table game   
Set the timer for each challenge then ask then click on the rectangle to reveal each challenge. Easily adapted to other multiplication facts or to create a mixed bag of challenges.
Y4 Y5 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Decimal digits   
An interactive activity to explore how the position of digits effects the value of a number. Challenge children to create higher and lower decimals or to increase and decrease decimals by given amounts. Links to Numeracy question card FDPRP 5A
Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Fractions including decimals
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2D shape mats   
4 differentiated sheets of 2D shapes with properties and vocabulary. A great table-top tool for the classroom.
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Y3 Y4 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes
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2D shapes recognition game
A board game to encourage shape recognition and counting sides on 2D shapes. This would work well if colour printed onto A3 and laminated so that it would be available for repeated use.
F Y1 Y2 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes
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Domino addition
A flexible resource of with dominos and sums to help children with addition.
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Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Multiples connect four
A great game to consolidate children's understanding of multiples.
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Analogue teaching clocks posters
A colourful set of posters showing times at o'clock, quarter past, half past and quarter to.
Y1 Y2 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Time
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Begin again! – place value challenge
This is a multiple choice power point activity focusing multiplication and division by 10 and 100. It can be easily edited for differentiation or as a daily class starter.
Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Adding 1, 10, 100 and 1000
Practise adding 1, 10 ,100 and 1000 to 3, 4, & 5 digit numbers. An answer sheet is provided.
Y3 Y4 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction | Number and place value
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Shape pictures cut and stick
A simple 2D shape activity which asks pupils to identify shapes and use them to build pictures.
F Y1 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes
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Ordering digits
Help younger children get to grips with simple numerical ordering.
F Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Money addition
Help children to find the total of 1p and 2p coins.
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F Y1 Y2 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Money
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Halves and quarters
Find halves and quarters of shapes, sets of objects and numbers. The resource has both a Smartboard element and a worksheet.
Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Fractions including decimals
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Converting fractions to percentages – ordering
Drag the tiles to order the fractions. Click on each tile to reveal first the fraction as hundredths, then again to show the percentage.
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Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Fractions including decimals
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Brain teasers!
Challenge your class with this set of numeracy problems. Contains hints and clues to support less able pupils.
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Y5 Y6  |  From the resource collection(s): Assessment
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Brackets – find the biggest total
Explores how brackets can be used in calculations to signify which part is to be completed first.
Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Temperature graphs
Compare temperatures over time in different locations. Links to Numeracy card Handling data 7B
Y5 Y6 | Statistics |  From the resource collection(s): Graphs and charts
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Digital / analogue time bingo – o'clock / half past / quarter past / quarter to
A bingo game for up to 6 players. Children must match analogue clock faces to digital clock times on their game board. Features o'clock, half past, quarter to and quarter past.
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Y3 Y4 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Time
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Digital/analogue time bingo – o'clock/half past
Time bingo game for o'clock and half past time matching. Match analogue clock faces to digital clock times on your game board.
Y2 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Time
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Digital/analogue time board game
A game to practise writing times on digital and analogue clocks. Uses o'clock, half past, quarter to and past times. Requires need dice, counters and dry wipe pens.
Y3 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Time
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Digital/analogue time matching game
A set of board games which require children to read a digital time and convert to an analogue clock time. There are 3 boards - o'clock times, o'clock and half past times and o'clock, half past, quarter to and quarter past times. Children will need counters and a die or spinner.
Y3 Y4 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Time
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Digital / analogue time bingo – o’clock / half past / quarter past
Bingo game for 6 players or pairs. Match analogue clock faces to digital clock times on your game board. Features o'clock, half past and quarter past the hour.
Y3 Y4 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Time
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2d shape recognition game
A game to encourage children to recognise different 2d shapes. Also promotes one to one counting by touching and moving.
F Y1 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes
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3d shape matching cards
A set of matching cards showing 3D shapes and their properties. Can be used as a matching pairs game or for display.
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Y2 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes
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Digital/analogue time bingo – o'clock
A game for 6 players or pairs. Match analogue clock faces to digital clock times on your game board.
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Y1 Y2 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Time
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Units of capacity conversion board game
A simple game to practise converting between litres and millilitres. Laminate the board for longer use. Requires a dice.
Y3 Y4 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Capacity and volume
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Units of weights conversion board game
A simple board game to practise converting between grams and kilograms. Laminate the board for longer use. Requires a dice.
Y3 Y4 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Mass and weight
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Units of length conversion board game
A fun way to practise converting between units of measures for lengths. Requires a dice.
Y3 Y4 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Lengths and heights | Mass and weight
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Loop game – subtracting near multiples of ten
A simple board game to practise strategies for subtracting near tens. Easy to adapt to include other multiples.
Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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A mission to Mars - maths investigation
Pupils work in teams to send a pilot on a mission to Mars and back. Along the way they are given numerous problems they must solve. Scaffolded learning sheets accompany this amazing Powerpoint.
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Y5 Y6  |  From the resource collection(s): Assessment
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Days of the week sing-along
Have fun singing along to the tune of 'Oh my darling Clementine'.
F | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Time
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Multiplication - expanded method
A PowerPoint model of the expanded method of long multiplication. Great to use as a stepping stone to the contracted method. Includes an independent task worksheet. Please note that the animation will appear as overlapping layers in the PowerPoint slide viewer.
Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Simple Coordinates
A first introduction to coordinates using letters a to e and numbers 1 to 5.
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Y1 Y2 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Position and direction
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Subtraction board game
This is an engaging board game that promotes use of mental subtraction strategies for two - four players. You will need dice or spinners. Interactive version included.
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Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Counting peg game
A fun and active game for children to practise their counting skills up to 10. Just print out and laminate. Requires wooden pegs.
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F Y1 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Shapes peg game – 2d and 3d
A fun and active game for children to practise their shape recognition. Just print out and laminate. Requires wooden pegs.
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Y1 Y2 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes
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Higher or lower decimals and fractions
A great 'higher or lower type activity. Begin with simple tenths and progress on to decimals and improper fraction comparison.
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Y5 Y6 | Number | Games | Templates |  From the resource collection(s): Fractions including decimals
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Multi-step word problem card – created by children
An eclectic but fun set of word problems, great for demonstrating how to create word problems and perfect for sparking off some ideas of their own!
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Y6  |  From the resource collection(s): Assessment
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Higher or Lower?
Powerpoint and number cards, (1-10) to play the game, 'Higher or Lower'.
F Y1 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Pizza Fractions Challenge Cards
A set of cards showing different fractions for pizza toppings! Use with paper plates, collage resources and a dollop of creativity!
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Counting apples – more or less than
Count the number of apples on the tree to reinforce one to one recognition. Includes a set of card games to play to explore more than or less than.
F Y1 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Graph puzzle – doughnut eating competition
Children solve the clues to label the graph graph. Answer included.
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Y3 Y4 | Statistics |  From the resource collection(s): Graphs and charts
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Bear maths - adding and taking away
Simple addition and subtraction below ten. Use with bear plastic counters or real teddy bears!
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F Y1 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Mental Maths quick fire question cards
A selection of 32 question cards to practise key objectives liked to addition, subtraction and number patterns.
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Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Multiplication facts board game
A fun way to practise multiplication facts. Use to practise individual tables or as a mixed selection of cards. Available as interactive or paper version. For paper based version laminate board, cards and counters. Also requires a dice.
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Comparing decimals – greater than or less than
Insert symbols to show the relationship between each pair of decimal numbers.
Y4 Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Fractions including decimals
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Addition square
Explore addition patterns from 1+1 to 10+10!
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Everyday 3D shape sorter
This could be used as a pairs/matching game or snap game. Ideal for introducing 3D shapes and encouraging children to discuss properties of shapes. Includes an interactive whiteboard activity.
Y1 Y2 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes
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Spinner times - Multiplication as repeated addition
Introduces multiplication as repeated additions. Spin to create multiplications to solve.
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Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Times table dominoes
A set of dominoes to help children to learn their times tables from 2-9. Useful as a homework activity to help children practise in a fun way.
Y4 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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First to 100
Players use dice to try to get the closest to 100. Children must use estimation and predicting skills as well as addition and finding the difference.
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Y3 Y4 | Number | Games |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Multiples – Carroll chart
Use this carroll diagram to sort numbers by multiples of 10 and 20. Links to Numeracy card Handling data 6A
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Y5 Y6 | Statistics |  From the resource collection(s): Graphs and charts
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Favourite sandwich survey
Children use a tally chart to find out which type of sandwich is the most popular in the class.
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Y1 Y2 | Statistics |  From the resource collection(s): Graphs and charts
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Count on
Children are asked to count on from starting number for additions up to 10. Place the frog onto the interactive number-line.
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Y1 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Family number sentences
Help support children's understanding of inverse operations through exploring calculation families.
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Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Bulls eye maths! – Mental addition
Good as lesson starter - Children are encouraged to throw virtual darts at the interactive whiteboard in order to score a target number. Comes with supporting printable and instructions. Warning - the PowerPoint is a large file size and may take a while to download.
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Spellbound investigation – turn your teacher into a frog
Requires a systematic approach to work out a number of solutions. Uses multiplication and addition skills.
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Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Mental addition board game
Contains a board game for additions up to 6, 10 and 20. Interactive version included.
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Sorting and matching
A Smart Notebook file for sorting by colour and size, matching the same two items and pairs of items (e.g. knife and fork).
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Addition and subtraction calculation circles
A fun way for children to practise their adding and subtracting skills. Useful for assessment and small group work. Requires pegs.
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Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Multiplication and division calculation circles
A fun way for children to practise their multiplication facts, making the link with the inverse operation of division. Useful for assessment and small group work. Requires pegs.
Y3 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Dragon lottery maths – problem solving
A set of tricky word problems based around place value and systematic problem solving. Children have to work out who is to be fed to the dragon today!
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Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Fast adding
A fun interactive magnet activity to be played on your IWB. Individuals or teams pitch themselves against one another to solve an addition question.
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Playing with decimals
Use the different set of decimal cards to find: the largest, smallest, a pair with a total greater than ...? Links to Numeracy card FDPRP 1B.
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Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Fractions including decimals
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Christmas stars shape investigation (KS2)
Deceptively tricky shape investigation. Children must work out how many shapes have been made from an overlaying pattern of six pointed stars.
Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes | Christmas
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Book survey – bar graph
Click on each bar to change the data shown on the graph. Challenge the children to pose their own questions about the data. Links to Numeracy card Handling data 5A. N.B. tiles need to be dragged into a new position before resizing.
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Y5 Y6 | Statistics |  From the resource collection(s): Graphs and charts
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Position on a number line
Explore the position of decimals and fractions on a number line. Ask the children to give the value of each position as a decimal and then as a fraction. Links to Numeracy question card FDPRP 2A.
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Fraction of a square – how much is covered?
Cover different amounts of the square to explore different ways to show the same fraction. Links to Numeracy card FDPRP 1A.
Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Fractions including decimals
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Bottle tops and matchsticks – ratio
Read the ratio statements and decide if they are true or false. Requires Numeracy card FDPRP 5C.
Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Fractions including decimals
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Sum of and difference – decimals
Match the questions and answers. Links to Numeracy cards FDPRP 6A.
Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Fractions including decimals
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Equivalent fractions snap
Spot the equivalent fractions to make a snap! Links to Numeracy question card FDPRP 4B.
Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Fractions including decimals
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Christmas stars shape investigation (KS1)
Deceptively tricky shape investigation. Children must work out how many stars, quadrilaterals and triangles they can spot!
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Y1 Y2 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes | Christmas
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Christmas dinner – a healthy balanced meal
Calculate the calorific values of different Christmas dinner options to plan the healthiest meal for different people.
Y5 Y6  |  From the resource collection(s): Christmas
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Pattern problem solving – runners
A lovely colouring exercise which requires children to colour pictures using set colour combinations. There are eight possible combinations.
Y3 Y4 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes
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Inverse operations – spy codes!
An engaging activity where children create a coded message by substituting numbers for letters before performing a simple calculation. Classmates then have to perform the inverse operation in order to break the code!
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Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Multiplication - first steps
A set of three learning frames to support and consolidate the concept of multiplication as 'groups of'.
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Nifty number techniques
Simple exercises to reinforce simple ways of adding 9 or 11 in your head.
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Tick three to add up
SMARTboard flipchart that asks children to select the correct numbers to make the sum of a number below 10.
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Maritime maths – distances and angles
Grace Darling became a heroine of her age by assisting in a daring rescue from the SS Forfarshire. This resource requires children to use their knowledge of measuring, protractors and rulers to plot the events of the rescue onto a chart of the Farne Islands. A challenging resources suitable for more able mathematicians.
Y6 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Position and direction | Famous people
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Are you ready for Pythagoras?
Use Pythagoras's calculation to work out the area of rectangles and rectangles within rectangles!
Y5 Y6 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes | Famous people
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Archimedes's mobiles
Balance the branches of the mobile – a great problem solving activity.
Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction | Famous people
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Number shapes – exploring patterns
Explore the patterns Pythagoras described from square to triangular numbers. Use counters to help demonstrate just as Pythagoras used pebbles in the sand!
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Number sequences – match up!
Children are given the first 3 numbers in a simple number sequence. They must then match up its concluding part from a variety of choices.
Y4 Y5 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Addition and subtraction strategies leaflet for parents (Y3/4)
A handy leaflet to give out to parents to explain the strategies used for addition and subtraction - aimed at year 3/4 parents. Teachit Primary members can add their own school logo and motto to the front cover.
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Y3 Y4 | Number | Parent leaflets |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Data handling for twitchers
Lovely resource inviting children to document the species and number of birds which live near them. Then, back in class they gather together all the data to build a frequency or tally chart before building their own pictogram or bar graph.
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Statistics |  From the resource collection(s): Graphs and charts
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Eratosthenes sieve - finding prime numbers
A guide to show how to use this ancient method to find prime numbers. Supported with a simple worksheet, this works brilliantly to reinforce knowledge of multiples, common multiples and using mathematical method.
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Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Maths king or queen
A game to enhance mental maths sessions. Requires a crown which could easily be made from card. This game can easily be adapted to other areas of the numeracy curriculum.
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F Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Large dominoes
Large number dominoes that can be cut out, laminated and reused. Try using them with younger children for counting, properties of number or addition.
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Doubles matching cards
Simple matching game cards designed to encourage knowledge of doubling. Includes interactive activity.
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Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Missing number – simple addition
Complete simple pictures to solve addition problems. Introduces inverse operations in their basic form.
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Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Adding and subtracting with dice and spinners
Use interactive dice and spinners to create addition and subtraction calculations, supported by worksheets allowing children to create and solve their own calculations (spinner templates included). Requires dice.
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Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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2 times and 3 times tables
Practice sheets and facts cards for simple multiplication tables. A great starting point and easily adapted to other tables.
F Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Fairy tale problems
A resource of addition and subtraction word problems based around the characters in familiar fairy tales.
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Y3 Y4 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Play or pass – money quiz
Pupils play in two teams and aim to earn up to £100. Click to reveal the question, click again to reveal the answer. You can easily change the questions to make a new quiz with a different theme. Word document is a score card to keep a running total for each team.
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Y1 Y2 | Games |  From the resource collection(s): Assessment
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Firework tally chart
A sparkling data handling activity! Children make a tally of different kinds of fireworks and present the information in a bar chart. Names of fireworks are from 'The Firework-Maker's Daughter' by Philip Pullman.
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Y2 | Statistics |  From the resource collection(s): Graphs and charts
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Campsite maths investigation – money
Children investigate the different costs of staying at a campsite -there are several correct answers. Children need to try to find all the possible options (answers included).
Y4 Y5 Y6 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Money
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Times table challenge
A useful lesson starter. Use the teachit timer to see how quickly children can fill in the grid!
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Y6 | Number | Templates |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Numbers to 20
A range of activities dealing with the order of numbers to 20.
Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Dice investigation
A really challenging investigation using dice to create the numbers 1 to 20. Record solutions on the word document and self asses how well you have done.
Y5 Y6  |  From the resource collection(s): Assessment
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Before after and between to 100
A set of activities exploring number sequences – counting in ones and tens up to 100.
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Y3 Y4 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Doubling word problems
Children solve doubling word problems.
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Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Maths problem solving mats
Laminate these mats and use playdough for some hands-on number challenges. Use a dry-wipe pen to write numbers onto the boards, wipe clean and repeat with different numbers.
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Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Maths bingo cards
Includes: 2 addition bingo card sets using number bonds to 6 and10, doubles, 2-d shape. Laminate cards for more durability.
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Y1 Y2 | Number | Games |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Centimetres and metres pelmanism
A matching activity for equivalent amounts in centimetres and metres. A great activity for challenging children's understanding of the relationships between different units. Double click on each tile to reveal the units. Interactive activity currently not adaptable.
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Y5 Y6 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Lengths and heights
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Maths counting mats
Laminate these mats and use playdough for some hands-on counting and simple addition challenges. Use a dry-wipe pen to write numbers onto the boards, wipe clean and repeat with different numbers.
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F Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Using coins to make amounts
Children are challenged to make amounts up to £1.00. Requires access to 'coins' and word doc to record solutions on.
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Y2 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Money
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Archimedes' puzzle
Use this 14 piece puzzle to create different shapes – not as easy as it looks!
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes | Famous people
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Ladybird addition
Children count the spots on the ladybirds and then complete the addition calculation. A great resource for teaching number bonds to 10.
F Y1 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Beach sequencing
Children continue or complete simple sequences.
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Counting in 1s over a hundred
Children continue the sequences counting in ones forwards and backwards with numbers over the 100.
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Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Washing line fraction and decimal sequencing
An interactive washing line enabling you to sort fractions and decimals. Click and drag each tile onto the washing line the double click to reveal the equivalences. Interactive activity currently not adaptable.
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Y4 Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Fractions including decimals
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Washing line number sequencing
An interactive washing line enabling you to sort simple numbers. Click on each tile to place it on the washing line. Great for ordering numbers. Interactive activity currently not adaptable.
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F Y1 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Grams and kilograms pelmanism
A matching activity for equivalent amounts in grams and kilograms. A great activity for challenging children's understanding of the relationships between different units. Double click on each tile to reveal the weights. Interactive activity currently not adaptable.
Y4 Y5 Y6 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Mass and weight
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Litres and millilitres pelmanism
A matching activity for equivalent measures in litres and millilitres. A great activity for challenging children's understanding of the relationships between different units. Double click on each tile to reveal the capacities. Interactive activity currently not adaptable.
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Y5 Y6 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Capacity and volume
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Fractions and decimals pelmanism
A matching activity for equivalent fractions and decimals. A great activity for challenging children's understanding of the relationships between fractions and decimals. Double click on each tile to reveal the amounts. Interactive activity currently not adaptable.
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Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Fractions including decimals
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Number dominoes
A game for 2-3 players match the sums to to the totals for numbers up to 8. Print off cards and laminate.
Y1 Y2 | Number | Games |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Dice addition
A game for two players. The object of the game is to take it in turns to throw two dice and cover the totals with counters. Children can then try the same game with three dice.
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3D shape bingo
Simple 3D shape bingo, matching shapes to words.
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Y2 Y3 Y4 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes
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Dominoes tens and units
A set of dominoes for teaching partitioning of tens and units numbers.
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Y3 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Shape walk
Children go for a shape walk around the playground. Use the worksheet to tally the number of each shape seen and draw a picture of what they see.
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F Y1 Y2 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes
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Counting to 10 bingo – one to one recognition
Bingo board game to aid one to one number recognition to ten. A simple but great idea!
F Y1 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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3-dice addition
A game for 2 people using 3 dice. The object of the game is to take it in turns to throw the 3 dice and add the total. Find the total on the board and cover with one of your counters. The first person to have 3 of their coloured counters in a row, is the winner.
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Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Favourite pet pictograph
Create a simple chart to represent your classes choices for their 'favourite pet'. Click and drag the tiles on to the pictograph to produce the chart.
F Y1 Y2 | Statistics |  From the resource collection(s): Graphs and charts
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Addition pyramids up to 30
Children are asked to complete simple number pyramids with the help of a number line.
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Additions to 10
Children are asked to find totals of two and three numbers for additions up to 10.
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Animal subtraction
Helps children to write and solve simple subtraction sums.
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Problem-solving pyramids
A set of worksheets encouraging children to use addition and subtraction skills to solve the missing numbers in the pyramids.
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Jubilee maths – problem solving
Help the chancellor balance his books for the Queen's Jubilee. A selection of multi-step word problems using money.
Y5 Y6 | Measurement | Queen's Jubilee |  From the resource collection(s): Money
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Symmetrical crowns
A set of simple symmetry activities using crowns.
F Y1 Y2 | Geometry | Queen's Jubilee |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes
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Crown jewels – counting to ten
Draw the correct number of jewels on each crown.
F Y1 | Number | Queen's Jubilee |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Apple addition investigation
Using small sorting hoops and red and green counters as apples, children explore different combinations of red and green apples that give the same total number of apples. Children record their outcomes on the attached sheet.
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Get nasty!
‘Get nasty!’ is a fun game to play to challenge children’s understanding of place value. Word document includes teaching notes and a paper version of the game.
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Data handling Carroll diagrams
Children learn to sort data using more than one criteria with these interactive Carroll diagrams. Interactive activity currently not adaptable.
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Y5 Y6 | Statistics |  From the resource collection(s): Graphs and charts
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Interactive Venn diagrams
Use these interactive Venn diagrams to help sort a range of data. Simply click and drag the tiles into the correct segment, not forgetting the universal group for those which don't match the sorting criteria. Interactive activity currently not adaptable.
Y3 Y4 | Statistics |  From the resource collection(s): Graphs and charts
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Washing line percentage sequencing
An interactive washing line enabling you to sort percentages. Click on each tile to place it on the washing line. Double click each tile to reveal the equivalent fractions. Interactive activity currently not adaptable.
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Magic square investigation
An interactive version of this classic number puzzle. Click and drag the tiles to investigate the different positions in which they can be placed in whilst maintaining the same total for each vertical, horizontal and diagonal line. Interactive activity currently not adaptable.
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Fraction and shape pelmanism
A matching activity for equivalent fractions and shapes. A great activity for challenging children's understanding of the relationships between fractions and shapes. Double click on each tile to reveal the amounts. Interactive activity currently not adaptable.
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Addition and subtraction strategies leaflet for parents Y5/6
A handy leaflet explaining to parents the strategies used to teach addition and subtraction- aimed at year 5/6 parents.
Y5 Y6 | Number | Parent leaflets |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Multiplication and division strategies- leaflet for parents (Y3/4)
A handy leaflet explaining to parents the strategies used for multiplication and division- aimed at year 3/4 parents.
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Y3 Y4 | Number | Parent leaflets |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Grouping and sharing strategies- Leaflet for parents (KS1)
A handy leaflet explaining to parents the strategies used for teaching multiplication and division- aimed mainly at KS1 parents.
F Y1 Y2 | Number | Parent leaflets |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Addition and subtraction strategies leaflets for parents
A handy leaflet explaining to parents the strategies used for teaching subtraction and addition - aimed mainly at KS1 parents.
F Y1 Y2 | Number | Parent leaflets |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Multiplication and division strategies- leaflet for parents Y5/6
A handy leaflet for parents to explain the strategies we use for multiplication and division- aimed at year 5/6 parents.
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Adding more
An easily adaptable resource. Begin by adding one more then edit to create further sheets to add 2 more and 3 more and ... you get the idea! The second Word document and PDF demonstrate how this resource might be adapted to suit your needs.
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F Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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What's the time?
Children colour in the correct time on the timeline to answer the questions.
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Y3 Y4 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Time
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Repeating patterns
Children continue the repeating patterns by colouring in the squares and then create their own using coloured cubes.
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F Y1 Y2 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes
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My counting sheet
Cut and sort the numbers cards. Encourages one to one recognition and ordinal counting. [Forms part of the Food glorious food project]
F Y1 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value | Food glorious food!
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Less - let's take away
A colourful set of differentiated resources to help teach and explain the concept of 'less than'. [Forms part of the Big & Small project]
Y1 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction | Gulliver's Travels
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Make a square game
A mental maths game for two players to speed up their recall of times table facts. NB. Dice are needed for this resource.
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Y3 Y4 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Number bonds race
This maths game helps children to practise their number bonds to 100. It can be a game for two players or a race against each other in the whole class. A great lesson starter. Ready steady go!
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Y4 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Shopping fun
A differentiated shopping activity to calculate the amount of change received. Would be great to use alongside practical activities. [Forms part of the Food glorious food project]
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Y1 Y2 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Money | Food glorious food!
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Close to 10 and 20
A game for developing mental maths skills. Roll the dice, add 9, 11, 19 or 21 and colour in the correct number square on the grid.
Y3 Y4 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Solutions for Santa!
Santa needs help! A fun set of questions with a Christmas theme that can be used to develop a variety of problem-solving skills.
Y5 Y6  |  From the resource collection(s): Assessment | Christmas
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Little mouse, little mouse ...
A game for either colour, or number recognition (1-10) using a fun rhyme. This is a lovely group or whole class activity.
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F | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Number bond tennis
A lovely starter activity practising number bonds to 50. Numbered tennis balls bounce onto the PowerPoint slides - the children have to say which number needs to be added to make the total 50. Alternatively, use the Word document for a more physical version!
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Y3 Y4 Y5 | Number | Sports |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Counting in fives
Explore counting in fives using this number square resource.
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Triangle sorter
Right-angled, isosceles, scalene or equilateral? A stretching IWB activity exploring and sorting the different kinds of triangle.
Y6 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes
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Common denominators
Can you put these fractions in the correct order? Use the interactive whiteboard to check your answers.
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Percentage work-out
Can you work out these percentages? Double-click on the tiles to flip them over and see the answers. A great lesson starter. [Forms part of the Big & Small project]
Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Fractions including decimals | Gulliver's Travels
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Addition and subtraction calculations
This activity can be done individually or as a class. There are several short questions to answer rapidly to help children to remember the vocabulary of addition and subtraction. Answers are provided.
Y3 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Shape word dictionary
Children create and make a shape dictionary. The Notebook file consists of fun shape shorting exercises, providing an increasing level of difficulty. A fun exercise!
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Racing tables
A short mental maths game for two players, helping children to speed up their recall of times table facts up to 10 x 10.
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Y4 Y5 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Mean, mode, frequency and range
A super interactive resource. Read the pictogram, find the mean, mode and median and work out the answers.
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Y5 Y6 | Statistics |  From the resource collection(s): Averages
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Domino tables
A fun mental maths game to help children develop and improve their eight times table. The game should be played with 2-4 players.
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Y3 Y4 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Maths multiplication maze
This fun maths game helps children to learn their times tables by looking at the corresponding division facts. Children will need to play in pairs with a dice.
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Test-yourself-tastic
A revision of mental arithmetic questions for Year 6. This could be used as a useful homework for Sats preparation.
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Data handling
A really useful resource giving templates for Venn diagrams, Carroll diagrams, block graphs, pictograms and tally charts. It also includes examples of how to use them and a blank Venn diagram to use on your interactive whiteboard.
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Y1 Y2 | Statistics |  From the resource collection(s): Graphs and charts
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Cross the grid game
An adding and subtraction mental maths game for children to play in pairs. N.B. calculators needed.
Y3 Y4 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Smarties maths
An investigation into a packet of Smarties! Draw a tally chart, find the mode, median and mean and work out the proportion of each colour of Smartie as fractions and percentages. Great for SATS preparation! Each group completing the task will need a packet of Smarties, the resource sheet and some graph paper. [Forms part of the Food glorious food project]
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Lines of symmetry
Mark the lines of symmetry on the 2D shapes. A useful revision sheet or homework activity.
Y3 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes
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Multiplication and division - speedy problems
This maths resource focuses on the vocabulary for multiplication and division as well as doubling and halving. Answers included. [Forms part of the Going for gold! project]
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Football time-teasers
Lots of time related questions for children to solve with a football theme!
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Pizza plaza
Create a mathematical pizza. Three differentiated worksheets to practise working with fractions, decimals and percentages.
Y4 Y5 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Fractions including decimals | Food glorious food!
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Sort out your multiples!
Three Venn diagrams to sort out the multiples. Can the children sort out the multiples of 3 and 4, 5 and 6, 7 and 8? A fun interactive maths starter which opens up the opportunity for a discussion about factors too!
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Number properties
Can you tick the odd numbers, even numbers, prime numbers, square numbers and multiples? A super exercise for revising the properties of numbers.
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Y4 Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Equivalent values games
Three Snap activities challenging children to match fractions, decimals and percentages with their equivalent values. Open the Flash file to explore the different games.
Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Fractions including decimals
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Percentage snap (10% of)
A fun Snap activity in which children match the numbers with 10% of their values.
Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Fractions including decimals
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Half of ... game
A fun Snap interactive challenging children to match the numbers with their half values. A fantastic numeracy lesson starter.
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Y4 Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Fractions including decimals
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Protractor fun
Use the interactive whiteboard to ask children to measure and read using a protractor.
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Y5 Y6 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Position and direction
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Odd or even?
Use the numbers 1 - 20 and drag 'n' drop the numbers into the correct part of the circle. A super introduction to odd and even numbers.
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Y1 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Time teasers
Children need to solve time problems in words based on a school time table. A blank teaching clock is included within the resource to help children with their calculations.
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Y3 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Time
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Speedy multiplication and division
A mixed box of multiplication and division questions. Great for testing mental speed and accuracy alongside an understanding of the relationship between multiplication and division. Set A is for higher attaining pupils while set B is for lower attaining pupils. [Forms part of the Going for gold! project]
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Make as many as you can ...
A fantastic classroom competition requiring speed and accuracy. Children generate sets of numbers in a logical order using their knowledge of multiples of 10 and 5, odd numbers and addition within 200. Good luck! [Forms part of the Going for gold! project]
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Y3 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction | Going for Gold!
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A visit to the bakery
A colourful visit to the bakery provides children with a variety of money problems to solve. There are two sets of questions: set A for higher attainers and set B for lower attainers. Answer sheets are included. [Forms part of the Food glorious food project]
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Y3 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Money | Food glorious food!
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Year 3 mental maths test
A short test covering place value linked to multiplying by 10 and 100. Answers are included.
Y3  |  From the resource collection(s): Assessment
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Multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100
This allows children to practice multiplying and dividing small and large numbers by 10 and 100. Answers are provided. This could be used as an assessment or perhaps as a speedy mental warm up or plenary. [Forms part of the Big & Small project]
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Y3 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division | Gulliver's Travels
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Roll for success!
A fun mental maths activity. Children compete in pairs. They must use the four operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to help them create a line in the game faster than their opponent. Dice are required.
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Number detectives
Children are given number sentences with missing numbers, and use their knowledge of the relationship between addition and subtraction to calculate the missing number. It starts to introduce symbols to represent unknown numbers. A useful answer sheet is provided!
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Y3 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Mental maths assessment
Twenty mental maths questions covering a range of areas within numeracy. This could be used as an assessment.
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Y3 | Assessment |  From the resource collection(s): Assessment
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Use what you already know!
Children use their knowledge of multiplication and division to take the next step, apply it and further their knowledge.
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Y3 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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How many rectangles?
A fun shape resource! How many rectangles can you find? How many triangles can you find? A great extension task asks the children to make up their own shape puzzles - good for display work. N.B. Rulers are needed for the rectangle puzzle.
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Y3 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes
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Grid games
Fun and interactive learning! Children can learn to use co-ordinates by playing the familiar games of noughts and crosses and four in a row. In order to position a piece they must give their opponent the correct co-ordinate. Use the IWB versions to play the games as a whole class.
Y3 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Position and direction
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Pizza Perfection
A set of seven questions based around a pizza menu. Children use addition and subtraction to solve 'real life' problems involving money. An answer sheet is provided. [Forms part of the Food glorious food project]
Y4 Y5 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Money | Food glorious food!
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Mystery numbers
Use the clues to solve the mystery and work out which number is represented by each symbol. Answers are given in the second sheet.
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Y3 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Algebra
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Multiplication game
A game based on 'four in a row' to help children develop their times table knowledge. NB. Dice are needed for this activity. Attached are two fantastic interactive whiteboard activities to play with your class.
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Mutiplication and division word problems
Twenty-two written problems for children to solve.
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Y3 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Addition and subtraction problems
Addition and subtraction problems. There are two sheets: set A for higher attainers, set B for lower attainers. Answer sheets are included.
Y3 Y4 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Mathematical vocabulary
Can you sort the mathematical words and drag them into the correct box? A super drag 'n' drop activity for you to use on your interactive whiteboard.
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Y4 Y5 Y6  |  From the resource collection(s): Assessment
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Times table snap
Do you know your times tables? Attached are nine games of snap from 2 times tables to 9. So whatever your level there is a game for you to play!
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Number sequences
Children are given a set of numbers that make a sequence. Continue the sequence and write down the rule. A useful resource with an answer sheet attached.
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Y3 Y4 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Maths puzzlers
A maths assessment sheet covering some of the Year 3 objectives taught during the spring term. Answers are provided.
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Mental maths addition and subtraction
Ten mental maths addition and subtraction sums for the teacher to read aloud with a useful blank sheet to add further problemss.
Y3 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Multiplication square
A very useful times table square to use independently or as a whole class on your interactive whiteboard.
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Multiplication and division
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Using symbols to represent operations
Children are given sums with symbols to represent operations. Using their skills they need to use the clues to solve the mystery of the missing operations. Answers are given.
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Y3 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Algebra
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Using a number line to solve addition sums
Using informal written methods of recording. A maths worksheet differentiated for three groups with A being the harder sums and C being the easier set of sums. All three sets have answers. NB A number line has not been provided.
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Reflecting in the mirror line
Children are given shapes to reflect in a mirror line. They need to sketch the reflections. There are also some fun symmetrical patterns to complete. NB. Colouring pencils are needed.
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Y3 | Geometry |  From the resource collection(s): Properties of shapes
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Tens and units
Children need to split numbers up into tens and units. After this they need to put tens and units back together to complete a number. [Forms part of the Big & Small project]
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Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value | Gulliver's Travels
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Number and word snap
This resource has four fun 'snap' whizzies to use on your interactive whiteboard. Match the correct number to the word? The first snap game has numbers 0-9, the second 10-19, the third 20-29 and the last one is a random snap of numbers 0-100.
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Y1 Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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Adding four small numbers
Add four small numbers together by starting with a pair of numbers that add up to ten. A useful whole class mental maths activity or an individual task.
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Y2 | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Addition and subtraction
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Money maths investigation
A great maths investigation which gets children to solve real life problems using money. A useful resource with three differentiated sheets. [Forms part of the Food glorious food project]
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Y2 | Measurement |  From the resource collection(s): Money | Food glorious food!
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Happy New Year
Knowing and ordering the months of the year linked to the seasons.
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Y1 Y2 | Measurement | Seasons |  From the resource collection(s): Time
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Number match
Match the number to the correct word. Try the free sample interactive Snap activity.
F | Number |  From the resource collection(s): Number and place value
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