This article for teachers describes how modelling number properties involving multiplication using an array of objects not only allows children to represent their thinking with concrete materials,. . . .
This article for teachers describes how number arrays can be a useful reprentation for many number concepts.
This activity is best done with a whole class or in a large group. Can you match the cards? What happens when you add pairs of the numbers together?
Dotty Six game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have three sixes in a straight line?
Dotty Six is a simple dice game that you can adapt in many ways.
This article looks at how models support mathematical thinking about numbers and the number system
Read this riddle and see if you can work out how the trees must be planted.
Can you find different ways of showing the same number? Try this matching game and see!
First or two articles about Fibonacci, written for students.
This article for the young and old talks about the origins of our number system and the important role zero has to play in it.