Watch the video of Fran re-ordering these number cards. What do you notice? Try it for yourself. What happens?
Florence, Ethan and Alma have each added together two 'next-door' numbers. What is the same about their answers?
What do you see as you watch this video? Can you create a similar video for the number 12?
Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.
Dotty Six is a simple dice game that you can adapt in many ways.
Find a great variety of ways of asking questions which make 8.
Try out this number trick. What happens with different starting numbers? What do you notice?
Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
How many possible necklaces can you find? And how do you know you've found them all?
Does this 'trick' for calculating multiples of 11 always work? Why or why not?
Place the numbers from 1 to 9 in the squares below so that the difference between joined squares is odd. How many different ways can you do this?
Can you put the numbers 1-5 in the V shape so that both 'arms' have the same total?
An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.
Try out some calculations. Are you surprised by the results?