Just Jottings (5-7)

These tasks for 5 to 7 year olds are part of our Maths at Home feature and you can see all the tasks for this age group here. You need nothing more than pencil and paper to work on them so dive straight in! (The stars give an indication of challenge level, from one star to three stars.)

Shut the Box for Two

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?

Noah

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

Starfish Spotting

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

How many starfish could there be on the beach, and how many children, if I can see 28 arms?

Lots of Lollies

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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?

Strike it Out for Two

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?

Dotty Six for Two

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Dotty Six game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have three sixes in a straight line?