Past Features

The World of Tan

Stage: 2

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

Playing with Dice

Stage: 2

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

For Two

Stage: 2

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

Strategy Games

Stage: 2

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

Open Spaces

Stage: 2

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

Counters

Stage: 2

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

Play to Win

Stage: 2

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

Geoboards

Stage: 2

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

Olympic Maths

Stage: 2

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

Cubes

Stage: 2

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

Mathematical Habits of Mind

Stage: 2

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

Fractions

Stage: 2

Explore the idea of fractions using these activities.

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'!

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.

Approaching Midnight

Stage: 2 and 3

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

Number Facts

Stage: 2

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

What's Algebra All About?

Stage: 2

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

Reasoning

Stage: 2

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

Playing with Numbers

Stage: 2

Be a mathematician - play around with numbers.

Trial and Improvement

Stage: 2

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

Playing with 2D Shape

Stage: 2

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

Recording

Stage: 2

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

Generalising and Proof

Stage: 2

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

Working Systematically

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

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!

Getting Better at Group Work

Stage: 2

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

Jump Into Geometry

Stage: 2

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

Number Patterns

Stage: 2

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

Puzzling with Paper

Stage: 2

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