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# Playing with Dice

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Dice activities are fantastic for early formative assessment. Here are our favourites, and they are open for solutions. Encourage your class to send in their ways of working....

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.

Age 5 to 7

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An old game but lots of arithmetic!

Age 5 to 11

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Who said that adding couldn't be fun?

Age 5 to 11

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

Age 7 to 11

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

Age 7 to 11

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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?

Age 7 to 11

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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?