Have you ever started a mathematics task and then stopped and wondered about something in it? We think these tasks might make you do this.
Can you crack the code, solve the puzzle and think like a mathematician? Have a go at one of our puzzles and send us your solution.
Choose from one of the four problems below.
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.
Try some of these tasks to test your thinking and reasoning skills.
Explore the idea of fractions using these activities.
In this feature, you can see how some children started each task. 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.
Celebrate the 2016 Olympics by having a go at these sports and maths challenges for upper primary students.
This feature brings together some strategy games from the Play to Win pathway on Wild Maths.
This feature brings together some resources from the Open Spaces pathway on Wild Maths.
These upper primary tasks all involve geometry - describing, constructing, reflecting, rotating or translating shapes along with angles.
This feature brings together tasks which focus on paper folding. Have a go!
This feature will help you build up to generalising and, ultimately, proving.
This feature brings together tricky tasks which have been created for the Young Mathematicians' Award. Be prepared to get stuck in!
The tasks in this upper primary feature lend themselves to being solved by trial and improvement.
Upper primary games that can be played by an adult and child.
Have a go at these activities which will give you chance to reason in different ways and for different purposes.
Try these activities to find out more about what it means to be thinking algebraically.
This feature brings together activities which all use cubes to support your thinking.
This feature gathers together activities which will help you get better at knowing and using number facts.
This feature focuses on a strategy game for you to explore in depth.
This upper primary feature focuses on developing your sense of number and getting to grips with place value.
These upper primary activities all make use of a geoboard or pegboard.
Have a go at these upper primary activities which all make use of counters.
Playing these upper primary strategy games will help improve your logical thinking skills.
This collection of upper primary activities focus on making, recognising, continuing and explaining number patterns.
Have a go at these upper primary activities to improve your group-working skills.
These upper primary activities have been chosen to give you chance to record in whatever way you like.
Working in a systematic way is a very useful skill. Have a go at these activities.
What can you find out about 2D shapes that you didn't know?
Be a mathematician - play around with numbers.
We're starting the school year with some of our favourite dice activities.
Here's a mathematical story in lots of differently shaped parts!