Some children were playing a game. Make a graph or picture to show how many ladybirds each child had.
Statistics problems for lower primary that will get you thinking.
Statistics problems at primary level that require careful consideration.
Written for teachers, this article discusses mathematical representations and takes, in the second part of the article, examples of reception children's own representations.
Alf and Tracy explain how the Kingsfield School maths department use common tasks to encourage all students to think mathematically about key areas in the curriculum.
This group of tasks will help you support the geometry curriculum using a problem-solving approach.
Geometry problems at primary level that require careful consideration.
This article for teachers looks at some suggestions taken from the NRICH website that offer a broad view of data and ask some more probing questions about it.
Resources to help primary children to be more thoughtful.
These KS1 tasks introduce the skills of collecting data systematically and using it to answer questions.
Problems used at the Cambridge Maths Circle.
These lower primary challenges focus on different types of information.
Give yourself lots of time to work on these lower primary problems. They are designed to help you become more resourceful.
These problems require resilience for primary school children. Encourage your learners to persevere - there's often a great sense of achievement when we've had to struggle.
These problems require careful consideration. Allow your learners time to become absorbed in them.
Cambridge Primary Maths Stage 1 activities.
In this article, Malcolm Swan describes a teaching approach designed to improve the quality of students' reasoning.
By following through the threads of algebraic thinking discussed in this article, we can ensure that children's mathematical experiences follow a continuous progression.