Maths to Take Your Time Over (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 are worth exploring over a few days, or even a few weeks! (The stars give an indication of challenge level, from one star to three stars.)

One Big Triangle

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10.

Cuisenaire Counting

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a yellow rod using white and red rods?

Always, Sometimes or Never? KS1

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Are these statements relating to calculation and properties of shapes always true, sometimes true or never true?

Four Triangles Puzzle

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture. How many different shapes can you make by fitting the four triangles back together?