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### Pattern Sniffing

This article for primary teachers outlines how we can encourage children to create, identify, extend and explain number patterns and why being able to do so is useful.

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### Ring a Ring of Numbers

Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.

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### Lots of Lollies

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?

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### Consecutive Numbers

An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.

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### Times Tables Shifts

In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?

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### More Number Patterns Lower Primary

These lower primary activities offer opportunities for children to create, recognise and extend number patterns.

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### More Number Patterns Upper Primary

These upper primary activities offer opportunities for children to recognise, extend and explain number patterns.

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### Digital Roots

In this article for teachers, Bernard Bagnall describes how to find
digital roots and suggests that they can be worth exploring when
confronted by a sequence of numbers.