# Cambridge Primary Maths Mapping Stage 1

For more resources see the primary curriculum mapping documents.

### Incey Wincey

##### Age 3 to 5

In this game, children roll the dice and count how many steps to move the spider up or down the drainpipe.

### Dice

##### Age 3 to 5

This dice activity encourages children to relate the number on the dice to the number of teddies they need to choose.

### Biscuit Decorations

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Andrew decorated 20 biscuits to take to a party. He lined them up and put icing on every second biscuit and different decorations on other biscuits. How many biscuits weren't decorated?

### Sort Them Out (1)

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Can you each work out the number on your card? What do you notice? How could you sort the cards?

### Robot Monsters

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Use these head, body and leg pieces to make Robot Monsters which are different heights.

### Matching Numbers

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

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

### Writing Digits

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Lee was writing all the counting numbers from 1 to 20. She stopped for a rest after writing seventeen digits. What was the last number she wrote?

### How Many?

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

This project challenges you to work out the number of cubes hidden under a cloth. What questions would you like to ask?

### Number Balance

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Can you hang weights in the right place to make the the number balance balanced?

### Next Domino

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Which comes next in each pattern of dominoes?

### Pairs of Numbers

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

If 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?

### Number Lines

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

A resource to try once children are familiar with number lines, and they have begun to use them for addition. It could be a good way to talk about subtraction. Leah and Tom each have a number line. Can you work out where their counters will land?

### Domino Patterns

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

What patterns can you make with a set of dominoes?

### One Big Triangle

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10.

### Shut the Box

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

An old game but lots of arithmetic!

### Two Spinners

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

What two-digit numbers can you make with these two dice? What can't you make?

### All Change

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

There are three versions of this challenge. The idea is to change the colour of all the spots on the grid. Can you do it in fewer throws of the dice?

### What Could It Be?

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

In this calculation, the box represents a missing digit. What could the digit be? What would the solution be in each case?

### Share Bears

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

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

### Making Longer, Making Shorter

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Ahmed is making rods using different numbers of cubes. Which rod is twice the length of his first rod?

### Pairs of Legs

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

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

### Birthday Cakes

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Jack's mum bought some candles to use on his birthday cakes and when his sister was born, she used them on her cakes too. Can you use the information to find out when Kate was born?

### Noah

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Noah saw 12 legs walk by into the Ark. How many creatures did he see?

### Find the Difference

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

### Number Round Uplive

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Arrange the numbers 1 to 6 in each set of circles below. The sum of each side of the triangle should equal the number in its centre.

### Dotty Six

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

Dotty Six is a simple dice game that you can adapt in many ways.

### How Would We Count?

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

An activity centred around observations of dots and how we visualise number arrangement patterns.

### Building with Solid Shapes

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

We have a box of cubes, triangular prisms, cones, cuboids, cylinders and tetrahedrons. Which of the buildings would fall down if we tried to make them?

### Chain of Changes

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Arrange the shapes in a line so that you change either colour or shape in the next piece along. Can you find several ways to start with a blue triangle and end with a red circle?

### Making Caterpillars

##### Age 3 to 5

By making 'caterpillars' in this activity, children will have an opportunity to practise using language of length and width, as well as using non-standard measures to compare lengths.

### Packing

##### Age 3 to 5

This activity involves sorting toys into categories by using comparing and classifying skills.

### Presents

##### Age 3 to 5

Comparing the wrapped presents in this activity will give children the chance to explore and discuss weight, including the idea that large objects aren't necessarily the heaviest.

### Timing

##### Age 3 to 5

In this task, children will practise using a variety of timers to work out how many items they can put into a jar before the time finishes.

### Tubes and Tunnels

##### Age 3 to 5

When investigating these tubes, children will have the opportunity to practise using everyday language to talk about length, size and position.

### Hand Span

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Use your hand span to measure the distance around a tree trunk. If you ask a friend to try the same thing, how do the answers compare?

### Bottles (1)

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

For this activity which explores capacity, you will need to collect some bottles and jars.

### Sizing Them Up

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Can you put these shapes in order of size? Start with the smallest.

### Are You Thirsty?

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Can you lay out the pictures of the drinks in the way described by the clue cards?

### Sort the Street

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Sort the houses in my street into different groups. Can you do it in any other ways?

### Compare the Cupslive

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

You'll need a collection of cups for this activity.

### Snap

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Try this version of Snap with a friend - do you know the order of the days of the week?

### Times of Day

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

These pictures show some different activities that you may get up to during a day. What order would you do them in?

### The Animals' Sports Day

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

One day five small animals in my garden were going to have a sports day. They decided to have a swimming race, a running race, a high jump and a long jump.

### Can You Do it Too?

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Try some throwing activities and see whether you can throw something as far as the Olympic hammer or discus throwers.

### Stop the Clock

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Lolla bought a balloon at the circus. She gave the clown six coins to pay for it. What could Lolla have paid for the balloon?