In this article for teachers, Liz Woodham describes resources on
NRICH that can help primary-aged children get to grips with
Number problems at primary level to work on with others.
First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.
In this game, you can add, subtract, multiply or divide the numbers
on the dice. Which will you do so that you get to the end of the
number line first?
An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.
The picture shows a lighthouse and many underwater creatures. If
you know the markings on the lighthouse are 1m apart, can you work
out the distances between some of the different creatures?
In this problem, we're investigating the number of steps we would
climb up or down to get out of or into the swimming pool. How could
you number the steps below the water?
How can we help students make sense of addition and subtraction of negative numbers?
The idea of this game is to add or subtract the two numbers on the dice and cover the result on the grid, trying to get a line of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.