Teacher KS1 Playing with Dice Collection

Using Dice Games in the Classroom

Stage: Early years, 1 and 2

This article outlines some of the benefits of using dice games in the classroom, especially as a tool for formative assessment.

Using Dice Here and There

Stage: 1 and 2

Bernard's article reminds us of the richness of using dice for number, shape and probability.

Dice & Spinners Interactive

Simple dice and spinners tool for experiments.

Two Dice

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Find all the numbers that can be made by adding the dots on two dice.

Tug of War

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?

Shut the Box

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

An old game but lots of arithmetic!

Dotty Six

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

Dotty Six is a simple dice game that you can adapt in many ways.

Snail One Hundred

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

This is a game in which your counters move in a spiral round the snail's shell. It is about understanding tens and units.

Incey Wincey Spider

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

You'll need two dice to play this game against a partner. Will Incey Wincey make it to the top of the drain pipe or the bottom of the drain pipe first?