Homemade Maths (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 need some everyday bits and pieces. Anything will do so be creative! (The stars give an indication of challenge level, from one star to three stars.)

Paper Patchwork 1

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what shape is made when this piece of paper is folded up using the crease pattern shown?

Eightness of Eight

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

What do you see as you watch this video? Can you create a similar video for the number 12?

En-counters for Two

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Arranging counters activity for adult and child. Can you create the pattern of counters that your partner has made, just by asking questions?

Ladybird Box

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.

Nim-7 for Two

Age 5 to 14 Challenge Level:

Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?