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# Being Collaborative - Lower Primary Students

*Being Collaborative - Lower Primary is part of our Being a Good Thinker - Lower Primary collection.*

Good thinkers collaborate and communicate. They work productively with other people, valuing different points of view. They are willing to change their mind when presented with convincing arguments. They know when to seek help, when to support others, when to speak up and when to compromise.

How can you become better at collaborating mathematically?

These problems are ideal to work on with others. Work with a partner or in a small group and share your ideas with others. Two heads can be better than one!

*You can browse through the Number, Measures, Geometry or Statistics collections, or scroll down to see the full set of problems below.*

### Being Collaborative - Lower Primary Number

### Being Collaborative - Lower Primary Measures

### Being Collaborative - Lower Primary Geometry

### Being Collaborative - Lower Primary Statistics

### Five Steps to 50

### Matching Time

### Snail One Hundred

### Sticky Data

### Guess the Houses

### En-counters

### Thirsty?

### Number Match

### Dotty Six

### Jig Shapes

### Totality

### Nim-7

### Guess the Dominoes

### Arranging Cubes

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Good thinkers collaborate and communicate. They work productively with other people, valuing different points of view. They are willing to change their mind when presented with convincing arguments. They know when to seek help, when to support others, when to speak up and when to compromise.

How can you become better at collaborating mathematically?

These problems are ideal to work on with others. Work with a partner or in a small group and share your ideas with others. Two heads can be better than one!

Age 5 to 7

Number problems for you to work on with others.

Age 5 to 7

Measure problems for you to work on with others.

Age 5 to 7

Geometry problems for you to work on with others.

Age 5 to 7

Statistics problems for you to work on with others.

Age 5 to 7

Challenge Level

Use five steps to count forwards or backwards in 1s or 10s to get to 50. What strategies did you use?

Age 5 to 7

Challenge Level

Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.

Age 5 to 7

Challenge Level

In this game, you throw a dice and move counters along the snail's body and in a spiral around the snail's shell. It is about understanding tens and ones.

Age 5 to 7

Challenge Level

You'll need to work in a group on this problem. Use your sticky notes to show the answer to questions such as 'how many girls are there in your group?'.

Age 5 to 7

Challenge Level

This task depends on learners sharing reasoning, listening to opinions, reflecting and pulling ideas together.

Age 5 to 7

Challenge Level

This task requires learners to explain and help others, asking and answering questions.

Age 5 to 7

Challenge Level

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

Age 5 to 11

Challenge Level

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

Age 5 to 11

Challenge Level

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

Age 5 to 11

Challenge Level

Can you each work out what shape you have part of on your card? What will the rest of it look like?

Age 5 to 11

Challenge Level

This is an adding game for two players. Can you be the first to reach the target?

Age 5 to 11

Challenge Level

Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?

Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

This task depends on learners sharing reasoning, listening to opinions, reflecting and pulling ideas together.

Age 7 to 11

Challenge Level

A task which depends on members of the group working collaboratively to reach a single goal.

Resources for primary children to help them to develop their curiosity.

Resources to help primary children to be more collaborative.