# Multiplication and Division KS1

### I'm Eight

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Find a great variety of ways of asking questions which make 8.

### Magic Plant

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

On Friday the magic plant was only 2 centimetres tall. Every day it doubled its height. How tall was it on Monday?

### Buzzy Bee

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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?

### The Tomato and the Bean

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

At the beginning of May Tom put his tomato plant outside. On the same day he sowed a bean in another pot. When will the two be the same height?

### Share Bears

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears can they share so that there are none left over?

### Lots of Lollies

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Frances and Rishi were given a bag of lollies. They shared them out evenly and had one left over. How many lollies could there have been in the bag?

### Are You Well Balanced?

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.

### Clapping Times

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

If you count from 1 to 20 and clap more loudly on the numbers in the two times table, as well as saying those numbers loudly, which numbers will be loud?

### Lots of Biscuits!

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Help share out the biscuits the children have made.

### Cube Bricks and Daisy Chains

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Daisy and Akram were making number patterns. Daisy was using beads that looked like flowers and Akram was using cube bricks. First they were counting in twos.

### Ip Dip

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

"Ip dip sky blue! Who's 'it'? It's you!" Where would you position yourself so that you are 'it' if there are two players? Three players ...?

### Pairs of Legs

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

How many legs do each of these creatures have? How many pairs is that?

### Ordering Cards

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

This problem is designed to help children to learn, and to use, the two and three times tables.

### Different Sizes

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

A investigation based on similar rectangles of different sixes.

### Doing and Undoing

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

An investigation looking at doing and undoing mathematical operations focusing on doubling, halving, adding and subtracting.

### Incey Wincey Spider

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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?