Worms

Place this "worm" on the 100 square and find the total of the four squares it covers. Keeping its head in the same place, what other totals can you make?

Buzzy Bee

Buzzy Bee was building a honeycomb. She decided to decorate the honeycomb with a pattern using numbers. Can you discover Buzzy's pattern and fill in the empty cells for her?

Fair Exchange

In your bank, you have three types of coins. The number of spots shows how much they are worth. Can you choose coins to exchange with the groups given to make the same total?

Dominoes Environment

Why use this environment?

This domino environment can be used on an interactive whiteboard for many purposes. It is not meant as a substitute for 'real' dominoes but it will enable you and your learners to share ideas more easily as a whole group. You can build on children's knowledge of counting and patterns by setting up sequences of dominoes to continue, you could play dominoes in its traditional form, you could challenge children to arrange certain dominoes in particular ways, you could ask them to sort the dominoes into groups.

There are many ideas for using dominoes in the classroom here and more domino problems can be found on NRICH by typing 'domino' into the top-right search box or selecting 'Mathematics Tools' in the search by topic facility.