Past Features

Playing with Dice

Stage: 1 and 2

New term, new classes? Playing with dice can tell you a lot about how your new pupils think.

Low Threshold High Ceiling Tasks

Stage: 1 and 2

Low threshold high ceiling activities are ideal for supporting and challenging whole classes.

Playing with Number

Stage: 1 and 2

Playing around with numbers is an essential part of being a mathematician...

Playing with 2D Shape

Stage: 1 and 2

Children need opportunities to play around with shapes as well as meeting them formally. These activities combine the two.

Recording Mathematics

Stage: 1 and 2

This collection of activities allows you to focus on children's own representations and recordings.

Working Systematically

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

These activities encourage children to work systematically in a variety of contexts.

Developing Able Young Mathematicians

Stage: 1 and 2

These activities are particularly good for challenging high-attaining primary children.

Developing Group-working Skills

Stage: 1 and 2

This collection of tasks encourages children to build group-working skills.

Number Patterns

Stage: 1 and 2

The tasks in this collection encourage children to create, recognise, extend and explain number patterns.

Strategy Games

Stage: 1 and 2

These strategy games are a great way of helping children develop logical thinking.

Counters

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

This feature brings together a range of activities which involve the use of counters.

Geoboards

Stage: 1 and 2

This feature brings together activities which make use of a geoboard or pegboard.

Cubes

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

This feature brings together tasks which make use of interlocking cubes.

Problem Solving

Stage: 1 and 2

This feature details how NRICH can help you embed a problem-solving approach in your classroom.

Fractions

Stage: 1 and 2

In this feature we offer rich tasks to build learners' deep conceptual understanding of fractions.

Number Sense and Place Value

Stage: 1 and 2

This feature aims to support you in developing children's early number sense and understanding of place value.

Number Fluency

Stage: 1 and 2

This feature brings together tasks which help to develop learners' fluency in the context of number and calculation.

Algebra in the New Curriculum

Stage: 1 and 2

This feature includes articles and tasks which will support you in encouraging algebraic thinking throughout primary school.

Reasoning

Stage: 1 and 2

This feature draws together tasks which give learners opportunities to reason for different purposes.

Mastering Mathematics: Developing Generalising and Proof

Stage: 2

This feature focuses on generalising and proving.

Using National Young Mathematicians' Award Tasks to Develop Problem-solving and Group-working Skills

Stage: 2

This feature supports primary teachers in developing learners' problem-solving and group-working skills using tasks created for the Young Mathematicians' Award.

Jaunts Into Geometry

Stage: 1 and 2

This feature will help you embed the three aims of the curriculum into the teaching and learning of geometry.

Puzzling with Paper

Stage: 1 and 2

These tasks offer opportunities for deepening learners' mathematical understanding and their positive learning dispositions.

Open Spaces

Stage: 1 and 2

In this feature, we share some of the problems from the Open Spaces pathway on Wild Maths.

Play to Win

Stage: 1 and 2

In this feature, we share some of the problems from the Play to Win pathway on Wild Maths.

Celebrating the Olympics

Stage: 1 and 2

To celebrate the 2016 Olympics, we have brought together these tasks which have a sporting context.

The Problem-solving Classroom

Stage: 1 and 2

This feature outlines aspects to consider to create a space in which problem solving can flourish.