More Number Fluency Tasks Lower Primary

These tasks will help children become more fluent in the context of number and calculation.  They supplement the activities in our Fluency Feature.  The first three are games so could be revisited many times, whereas the other three are one-off challenges.

Playing Incey Wincey Spider

Here are ideas for using this well known rhyme as a counting game: who will win, the rain or the sun? Download

Shut the Box

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

An old game but lots of arithmetic!

Secret Number

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Annie and Ben are playing a game with a calculator. What was Annie's secret number?

Lots of Lollies

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

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?

Number Match

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

A task which depends on members of the group noticing the needs of others and responding.

I'm Eight

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

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