Past Features

NRICH at Stage 1

Stage: 1

Choose a problem, investigation or game. Which is your favourite?

Stage 1 Low Threshold High Ceiling Tasks

Stage: 1

Try some Low Threshold High Ceiling Tasks

Fractions

Stage: 1

The activities in this feature give you chance to explore fractions.

Learning from Other People's Starting Points

Stage: 1

In this feature, you can see how some children started each task, but this isn't because we want to give away the solutions!

Happy Birthday NRICH!

Stage: 1

To celebrate NRICH's 20th birthday, we have brought together some tasks from NRICH which you might not have come across before. We might call them 'hidden gems'!

Mathematical Habits of Mind

Stage: 1

These activities will help you to be curious, thoughtful, collaborative and determined.

Olympic Maths

Stage: 1

To celebrate the 2016 Olympic Games, why not have a go at these maths and sport challenges?

Play to Win

Stage: 1

Can you find a winning strategy for each of the games in this feature? Do you notice anything that is the same about the games?

Open Spaces

Stage: 1

In this feature, we give you some starting points for mathematical investigation. What can you discover?

Jump Into Geometry

Stage: 1

These lower primary tasks all involve geometry - describing and sorting shapes, turning (or angles) and pattern.

Puzzling with Paper

Stage: 1

This feature challenges you to create different shapes by folding A-sized paper. Grab some paper and get folding!

And Another ...

Stage: 1

This tasks each give you a chance to transfer your thinking from one example, to another, to another ...

The National Young Mathematicians' Award

Stage: 1

These tasks are great preparation for the Young Mathematicians' Award.

Trial and Improvement

Stage: 1

The tasks in this lower primary feature lend themselves to being solved by trial and improvement.

For Two

Stage: 1

Lower primary games that can be played by an adult and child.

Reasoning

Stage: 1

These activities will give you chance to use mathematical reasoning in different ways.

Thinking Differently

Stage: 1

You'll need to think a little differently to have a go at the challenges in this feature. Don't be afraid to have a go and try something out!

Cubes

Stage: 1

The activities in this feature all use interlocking cubes to help you think mathematically.

Number Facts

Stage: 1

These activities will help you know and use number facts.

Number Sense and Place Value

Stage: 1

This lower primary feature focuses on number sense and place value.

Geoboards

Stage: 1

This lower primary feature brings together activities which make use of geoboards.

Counters

Stage: 1

These activities all make use of counters but in different ways.

Strategy Games

Stage: 1

Playing these games will help you get better at logical thinking.

Number Patterns

Stage: 1

Explore these lower primary activities which focus on making, recognising and continuing number patterns.

Getting Better at Group Work

Stage: 1

Have a go at these lower primary activities to improve your group-working skills.

Recording

Stage: 1

Have a go at these activities and don't be afraid to record in whatever way you like.

Working Systematically

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Having an order or pattern to the way you work will really help with these activities.

Playing with 2D Shape

Stage: 1

Have a go at these shapely tasks ...

Playing with Numbers

Stage: 1

Play around with numbers - what can you find out?

Playing with Dice

Stage: 1

Find a friend and play our dice games.

The Problem with Problem Solving at Stage 1

Stage: 1

Choose one of the problems below. Why not send us your solution?

Maths Explorers

Stage: 1

Are you a maths detective? Choose a task and use your mathematical skills to solve the problem.