More Upper Primary Activities Using Counters

Once you've taken a look at the activities in the Counters Feature, why not have a go at these activities, which also all use counters?

En-counters

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

This task requires learners to explain and help others, asking and answering questions.

Counters in the Middle

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

This task depends on groups working collaboratively, discussing and reasoning to agree a final product.

Counting Counters

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Take a counter and surround it by a ring of other counters that MUST touch two others. How many are needed?

Beads

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?

Make Pairs

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Put 10 counters in a row. Find a way to arrange the counters into five pairs, evenly spaced in a row, in just 5 moves, using the rules.