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Natural Born Mathematicians

Stage: 1

Helen Joyce interviews the neuropsychologist Brian Butterworth whose research has shown that we are all born with a "built-in" sense of cardinal number.

Matching Numbers

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you find different ways of showing the same number? Try this matching game and see!

Mathematical Symbols

Stage: 1, 2 and 3

A brief article written for pupils about mathematical symbols.

Number Sense Series: A Sense of 'ten' and Place Value

Stage: 1

Once a basic number sense has developed for numbers up to ten, a strong 'sense of ten' needs to be developed as a foundation for both place value and mental calculations.

St Ives

Stage: 2

As I was going to St Ives, I met a man with seven wives. Every wife had seven sacks, every sack had seven cats, every cat had seven kittens. Kittens, cats, sacks and wives, how many were going to St. . . .

Maze 100

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you go through this maze so that the numbers you pass add to exactly 100?

Path of Discovery Series 3: I Do and I Understand

Stage: 1

Marion Bond recommends that children should be allowed to use 'apparatus', so that they can physically handle the numbers involved in their calculations, for longer, or across a wider ability band,. . . .

Lucky Numbers

Stage: 1 and 2

This article for pupils explores what makes numbers special or lucky, and looks at the numbers that are all around us every day.

Number Sense Series: Developing Early Number Sense

Stage: 1

This article for teachers suggests teaching strategies and resources that can help to develop children's number sense.

Roll over the Dice

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Watch this video to see how to roll the dice. Now it's your turn! What do you notice about the dice numbers you have recorded?

Matching Numbers for Two

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Matching Numbers game for an adult and child. Can you remember where the cards are so you can choose two which match?

Marvellous Matrix

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Follow the directions for circling numbers in the matrix. Add all the circled numbers together. Note your answer. Try again with a different starting number. What do you notice?

Calendars

Stage: 1, 2 and 3

Calendars were one of the earliest calculating devices developed by civilizations. Find out about the Mayan calendar in this article.

Path of Discovery Series: 1. Uncertain Beginnings

Stage: 1

Marion Bond suggests that we try to imagine mathematical knowledge as a broad crazy paving rather than a path of stepping stones. There is no one right place to start and there is no one right route. . . .

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Three dice are placed in a row. Find a way to turn each one so that the three numbers on top of the dice total the same as the three numbers on the front of the dice. Can you find all the ways to do. . . .

All Is Number

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5

This article for the young and old talks about the origins of our number system and the important role zero has to play in it.

Making Maths: Be a Mathemagician

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Surprise your friends with this magic square trick.

The Secret World of Codes and Code Breaking

Stage: 2, 3 and 4

When you think of spies and secret agents, you probably wouldn’t think of mathematics. Some of the most famous code breakers in history have been mathematicians.