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A resource to try once children are familiar with number lines, and they have begun to use them for addition. It could be a good way to talk about subtraction. Leah and Tom each have a number line. Can you work out where their counters will land?
Use your mouse to move the red and green parts of this disc. Can you make images which show the turnings described?
Use five steps to count forwards or backwards in 1s or 10s to get to 50. What strategies did you use?
These spinners will give you the tens and unit digits of a number. Can you choose sets of numbers to collect so that you spin six numbers belonging to your sets in as few spins as possible?
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
Two children made up a game as they walked along the garden paths. Can you find out their scores? Can you find some paths of your own?
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
You have a set of the digits from 0 to 9. Can you arrange these in the five boxes to make two-digit numbers as close to the targets as possible?
Frances and Rishi were given a bag of lollies. They shared them out evenly and had one left over. How many lollies could there have been in the bag?
Can you work out how many flowers there will be on the Amazing Splitting Plant after it has been growing for six weeks?
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
Start with four numbers at the corners of a square and put the total of two corners in the middle of that side. Keep going... Can you estimate what the size of the last four numbers will be?
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
In this investigation, you are challenged to make mobile phone numbers which are easy to remember. What happens if you make a sequence adding 2 each time?
This is an adding game for two players. Can you be the first to reach the target?
Exploring the structure of a number square: how quickly can you put the number tiles in the right place on the grid?