# KS2 Teacher Playing with Dice Collection

### Using Dice Games in the Classroom

##### Age 3 to 11

This article outlines some of the benefits of using dice games in the classroom, especially as a tool for formative assessment.

### Using Dice Here and There

##### Age 5 to 11

Bernard's article reminds us of the richness of using dice for number, shape and probability.

### Dice & Spinners Interactive

Simple dice and spinners tool for experiments.

### Dicey

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A game has a special dice with a colour spot on each face. These three pictures show different views of the same dice. What colour is opposite blue?

### Football World Cup Simulation

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

A maths-based Football World Cup simulation for teachers and students to use.

### Odds or Sixes?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?

### Tricky Track

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

In this game you throw two dice and find their total, then move the appropriate counter to the right. Which counter reaches the purple box first?

### Nice or Nasty

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...

### Three Dice

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Investigate the sum of the numbers on the top and bottom faces of a line of three dice. What do you notice?

### Tug Harder!

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

In this game, you can add, subtract, multiply or divide the numbers on the dice. Which will you do so that you get to the end of the number line first?

### Dotty Six

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Dotty Six is a simple dice game that you can adapt in many ways.

### Roll These Dice

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Roll two red dice and a green dice. Add the two numbers on the red dice and take away the number on the green. What are all the different possible answers?

### Dice and Spinner Numbers

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

If you had any number of ordinary dice, what are the possible ways of making their totals 6? What would the product of the dice be each time?

### Domino Numbers

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

### The Twelve Pointed Star Game

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Have a go at this game which involves throwing two dice and adding their totals. Where should you place your counters to be more likely to win?

### First Connect Three

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

The idea of this game is to add or subtract the two numbers on the dice and cover the result on the grid, trying to get a line of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?

### The Path of the Dice

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.

### A Bit of a Dicey Problem

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

When you throw two regular, six-faced dice you have more chance of getting one particular result than any other. What result would that be? Why is this?

### Scoring with Dice

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

I throw three dice and get 5, 3 and 2. Add the scores on the three dice. What do you get? Now multiply the scores. What do you notice?

### Dicey Operations in Line

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?