Interactive Games and Puzzles (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. The activities below all include an online interactivity where you can test your ideas and make discoveries. (The stars give an indication of challenge level, from one star to three stars.)

Board Block for Two

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?

Same Length Trains

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's and Katie's, using rods that are identical?

Matching Numbers for Two

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Matching Numbers game for an adult and child. Can you remember where the cards are so you can choose two which match?

Sort the Street

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

Tables Teaser

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

How will you work out which numbers have been used to create this multiplication square?

100 Square Jigsaw

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Can you complete this jigsaw of the 100 square?

Stop the Clock for Two

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?

Seeing Squares for Two

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

Poly Plug Rectangles

Age 5 to 14 Challenge Level:

The computer has made a rectangle and will tell you the number of spots it uses in total. Can you find out where the rectangle is?