# Resources tagged with: Reading, writing and representing numbers

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Broad Topics > The Number System and Place Value > Reading, writing and representing numbers

### More Lower Primary Number Sense and Place Value Activities

##### Age 5 to 7

More activities which will help you get a better of sense of numbers and understand what we mean by place value.

### Numbers and Notation - Ambiguities and Confusions

##### Age 5 to 7

While musing about the difficulties children face in comprehending number structure, notation, etc., it occured to the author that there is a vast array of occasions when numbers and signs are used. . . .

### Stone Age Counting

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

What could these drawings, found in a cave in Spain, represent?

### Which Scripts?

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

There are six numbers written in five different scripts. Can you sort out which is which?

### Eightness of Eight

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

What do you see as you watch this video? Can you create a similar video for the number 12?

### A Romantic Riddle

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Read this riddle and see if you can work out how the trees must be planted.

### Roman Numerals

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Can you find some examples when the number of Roman numerals is fewer than the number of Arabic numerals for the same number?

### Lucky Numbers

##### Age 5 to 11

This article for pupils explores what makes numbers special or lucky, and looks at the numbers that are all around us every day.

### Early Number Sense

##### Age 5 to 7

These activities will help children develop a strong sense of number.

### Dot Card Games

##### Age 3 to 7

These games devised by Jenni Way use dot cards which will help children see the structure of numbers 1-6 and give them confidence as they begin to add and subtract these numbers.

### Dotty Six for Two

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

Dotty Six game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have three sixes in a straight line?

### Amount

##### Age 5 to 11

These tasks will help learners develop their understanding of place value, particularly giving them opportunities to express numbers as amounts.

### Activities on the Gattegno Chart

##### Age 5 to 11

In this article, Alf outlines six activities using the Gattegno chart, which help to develop understanding of place value, multiplication and division.

### That Number Square!

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

Exploring the structure of a number square: how quickly can you put the number tiles in the right place on the grid?

### Matching Numbers

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Can you find different ways of showing the same number? Try this matching game and see!

### Dotty Six

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

Dotty Six is a simple dice game that you can adapt in many ways.

### Number Match

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

A task which depends on members of the group noticing the needs of others and responding.

### Even and Odd

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

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?

### Dominoes Environment

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.

### Multiplication Series: Number Arrays

##### Age 5 to 11

This article for teachers describes how number arrays can be a useful representation for many number concepts.

### Numbers Numbers Everywhere!

##### Age 5 to 11

Bernard Bagnall recommends some primary school problems which use numbers from the environment around us, from clocks to house numbers.

### Three Neighbours

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Look at three 'next door neighbours' amongst the counting numbers. Add them together. What do you notice?

### Multiplication Series: Illustrating Number Properties with Arrays

##### Age 5 to 11

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,. . . .

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

I added together some of my neighbours' house numbers. Can you explain the patterns I noticed?

### Number Lines in Disguise

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Some of the numbers have fallen off Becky's number line. Can you figure out what they were?

### A Story about Absolutely Nothing

##### Age 7 to 18

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.

### Fibonacci's Three Wishes 1

##### Age 7 to 14

First of two articles about Fibonacci, written for students.