The activities in this feature for primary students may give a surprising outcome!
These tasks are tough! Can you keep going and find a solution?
We hope these tasks make you wonder what if ...?
Are you a maths detective? Choose a task and use your mathematical skills to solve the problem.
Choose one of the problems below.
Choose a problem, investigation or game. Which is your favourite?
Try some Low Threshold High Ceiling Tasks
The activities in this feature give you chance to explore fractions.
In this feature, you can see how some children started each task, but this isn't because we want to give away the solutions!
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'!
These activities will help you to be curious, thoughtful, collaborative and determined.
To celebrate the 2016 Olympic Games, why not have a go at these maths and sport challenges?
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?
In this feature, we give you some starting points for mathematical investigation. What can you discover?
These lower primary tasks all involve geometry - describing and sorting shapes, turning (or angles) and pattern.
This feature challenges you to create different shapes by folding A-sized paper. Grab some paper and get folding!
This tasks each give you a chance to transfer your thinking from one example, to another, to another ...
These tasks are great preparation for the Young Mathematicians' Award.
The tasks in this lower primary feature lend themselves to being solved by trial and improvement.
Lower primary games that can be played by an adult and child.
These activities will give you chance to use mathematical reasoning in different ways.
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!
The activities in this feature all use interlocking cubes to help you think mathematically.
These activities will help you know and use number facts.
This lower primary feature focuses on number sense and place value.
This lower primary feature brings together activities which make use of geoboards.
These activities all make use of counters but in different ways.
Playing these games will help you get better at logical thinking.
Explore these lower primary activities which focus on making, recognising and continuing number patterns.
Have a go at these lower primary activities to improve your group-working skills.
Have a go at these activities and don't be afraid to record in whatever way you like.
Having an order or pattern to the way you work will really help with these activities.
Have a go at these shapely tasks ...
Play around with numbers - what can you find out?