Past Features

Stage 2 Low Threshold High Ceiling Tasks

Stage: 2

Try some of these tasks to test your thinking and reasoning skills.

Fractions

Stage: 2

Explore the idea of fractions using these activities.

Learning from Other People's Starting Points

Stage: 2

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

Happy Birthday NRICH!

Stage: 2

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: 2

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

Olympic Maths

Stage: 2

Celebrate the 2016 Olympics by having a go at these sports and maths challenges for upper primary students.

Play to Win

Stage: 2

This feature brings together some strategy games from the Play to Win pathway on Wild Maths.

Open Spaces

Stage: 2

This feature brings together some resources from the Open Spaces pathway on Wild Maths.

Jump Into Geometry

Stage: 2

These upper primary tasks all involve geometry - describing, constructing, reflecting, rotating or translating shapes along with angles.

Puzzling with Paper

Stage: 2

This feature brings together tasks which focus on paper folding. Have a go!

Generalising and Proof

Stage: 2

This feature will help you build up to generalising and, ultimately, proving.

The National Young Mathematicians' Award

Stage: 2

This feature brings together tricky tasks which have been created for the Young Mathematicians' Award. Be prepared to get stuck in!

Trial and Improvement

Stage: 2

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

For Two

Stage: 2

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

Reasoning

Stage: 2

Have a go at these activities which will give you chance to reason in different ways and for different purposes.

What's Algebra All About?

Stage: 2

Try these activities to find out more about what it means to be thinking algebraically.

Cubes

Stage: 2

This feature brings together activities which all use cubes to support your thinking.

Number Facts

Stage: 2

This feature gathers together activities which will help you get better at knowing and using number facts.

Approaching Midnight

Stage: 2 and 3

This feature focuses on a strategy game for you to explore in depth.

Number Sense and Place Value

Stage: 2

This upper primary feature focuses on developing your sense of number and getting to grips with place value.

Geoboards

Stage: 2

These upper primary activities all make use of a geoboard or pegboard.

Counters

Stage: 2

Have a go at these upper primary activities which all make use of counters.

Strategy Games

Stage: 2

Playing these upper primary strategy games will help improve your logical thinking skills.

Number Patterns

Stage: 2

This collection of upper primary activities focus on making, recognising, continuing and explaining number patterns.

Getting Better at Group Work

Stage: 2

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

Recording

Stage: 2

These upper primary activities have been chosen to give you chance to record in whatever way you like.

Working Systematically

Working in a systematic way is a very useful skill. Have a go at these activities.

Playing with 2D Shape

Stage: 2

What can you find out about 2D shapes that you didn't know?

Playing with Numbers

Stage: 2

Be a mathematician - play around with numbers.

Playing with Dice

Stage: 2

We're starting the school year with some of our favourite dice activities.

The World of Tan

Stage: 2

Here's a mathematical story in lots of differently shaped parts!

NRICH at Stage 2

Stage: 2

In this feature we have selected some problems which you could do in a short amount of time, or some longer investigations if you have more time. There are also some games for you to play against a willing partner! Let us know how you get on and send in your solutions.