Maths to Take Your Time Over (7-11)

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 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?

Magic Vs

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

Can you put the numbers 1-5 in the V shape so that both 'arms' have the same total?

Two Primes Make One Square

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

Can you make square numbers by adding two prime numbers together?

Neighbourly Addition

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

I added together some of my neighbours' house numbers. Can you explain the patterns I noticed?

Consecutive Numbers

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.