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These tasks for 7 to 11 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.)
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Can you put the numbers 1-5 in the V shape so that both 'arms' have the same total?
Can you make square numbers by adding two prime numbers together?
An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.
I added together some of my neighbours' house numbers. Can you explain the patterns I noticed?