60Lower Primary Pupil big button pagehttp://nrich.maths.org/primary-loweren 2012 http://nrich.maths.org/public/terms.phpTrial and ImprovementSimply 'having a go' is a great way to make a start on a problem. When you do have a go, if it works out well that's fine, but what happens if it doesn't work out so well? Do you start again from scratch or is there a way to use what you've already done to help? Have a go at these tasks which might be solved using this 'trial and improvement' way of working.http://nrich.maths.org/11180Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000Dotty Six for TwoDotty Six game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have three sixes in a straight line?http://nrich.maths.org/10092Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:01 +0100Strike it Out for TwoStrike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?http://nrich.maths.org/10091Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:01 +0100Shut the Box for TwoShut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?http://nrich.maths.org/10090Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:01 +0100That Number Square!Exploring the structure of a number square: how quickly can you put the number tiles in the right place on the grid?http://nrich.maths.org/8169Tue, 01 May 2012 00:00:01 +0100Pairs of NumbersIf you have ten counters numbered 1 to 10, how many can you put into pairs that add to 10? Which ones do you have to leave out? Why?http://nrich.maths.org/7233Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000Ip Dip"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 ...?http://nrich.maths.org/7185Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000Even and OddThis activity is best done with a whole class or in a large group. Can you match the cards? What happens when you add pairs of the numbers together?http://nrich.maths.org/6895Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000Strike it OutUse your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.http://nrich.maths.org/6589Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000Building with CubesTry to picture these buildings of cubes in your head. Can you make
them to check whether you had imagined them correctly?http://nrich.maths.org/5817Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000Getting the BalanceIf you hang two weights on one side of this balance, in how many different ways can you hang three weights on the other side for it to be balanced?http://nrich.maths.org/5676Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000Numbers as Shapes
Use cubes to continue making the numbers from 7 to 20. Are they sticks, rectangles or squares?
http://nrich.maths.org/5158Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000Chairs and TablesMake a chair and table out of interlocking cubes, making sure that the chair fits under the table!http://nrich.maths.org/2908Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000Hundred SquareA hundred square has been printed on both sides of a piece of paper. What is on the back of 100? 58? 23? 19?http://nrich.maths.org/2397Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000The Tall TowerAs you come down the ladders of the Tall Tower you collect useful spells. Which way should you go to collect the most spells?http://nrich.maths.org/2354Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000The Brown FamilyUse the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.http://nrich.maths.org/2003Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000Eggs in BasketsThere are three baskets, a brown one, a red one and a pink one, holding a total of 10 eggs. Can you use the information given to find out how many eggs are in each basket?http://nrich.maths.org/2002Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000TotalityThis is an adding game for two players.http://nrich.maths.org/1216Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000Four ColoursKate has eight multilink cubes. She has two red ones, two yellow, two green and two blue. She wants to fit them together to make a cube so that each colour shows on each face just once.http://nrich.maths.org/1087Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000Heads and FeetOn a farm there were some hens and sheep. Altogether there were 8 heads and 22 feet. How many hens were there?http://nrich.maths.org/924Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000Making SticksKimie and Sebastian were making sticks from interlocking cubes and lining them up. Can they make their lines the same length? Can they make any other lines?http://nrich.maths.org/231Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +00003 Blocks TowersTake three differently coloured blocks - maybe red, yellow and blue. Make a tower using one of each colour. How many different towers can you make?http://nrich.maths.org/137Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000