Times Square – Fill the Grid Use your keyboard or the onscreen keypad to complete the grid Learning Objectives Factors and Multiples Use divisibility rules Use multiplication facts to 10×10 Inverse operations Reasoning about number
Ooodle Order of Operations – Bidmas. Find the way to make the target number from the clues Learning Objectives and Skills Order of Operations Adddition, Subtraction and Multiplication Trial and Improvement Reasoning about number
Arithmagons – Fill the Grid Use your keyboard or the onscreen keypad to complete the grids Learning Objectives Number bonds within 20 Add 1-digit & 2-digit numbers to 20 Use addition facts to 20 fluently – use related facts up Read More …
Children often have their favourites and there are some fantastic free games out there to play. Mathszone has brought together some of the best from across the Internet, and is able to keep track of some of the most popular. Read More …
Pop n Drop Drag over circles to choose required numbers Learning Objectives Number bonds within 20 Add 1-digit & 2-digit numbers to 20 Use addition facts to 20 fluently – use related facts up to 100 Show that addition of Read More …
Penguin Steps Early Number Count to 20 Recognise numbers and words Count objects NUmber bonds with pictures Developing Number Count on or back to 100 from any number Number bonds and related subtractions Add 3 single digit numbers More challenging Read More …
Penguin Jump Multiplication The penguins are glacier hopping again. How fast can they go?Practice multiplication facts and power up your penguin pal. Mental Math – multiply numbers by memory or through other efficient methods.Problem Solving – match multiplication expressions with Read More …
Area Perimeter Explorer – Toy Theatre Create your own shapes using colourful blocks and explore the relationship between perimeter and area.
Deines Blocks – MathsBot Deines Blocks allow you to demonstrate number values in the decimal number system. Use to show whole numbers by making the smallest block a single unit, or define a 100 square as a unit and smaller Read More …
Bar Modelling – Mathsbot Paste questions, Create and drag bars to model word problems. Print or copy image to other programs.
PolyPad – Mathigon A great collection of virtual manipulatives: polygons, number and algebra tiles, fraction bars, Tangram, pentominoes, etc.
Calculation Checkers – Mark Weddell Check your calculations quickly with these mobile apps. Tap the digits to put in the question and answer. The program will tell you if you are correct or if you have just made a minor Read More …
1,2,4 Quadrant Coordinates – Mark Weddell Plot coordinate points in 1, 2 or 4 quadrants. Check you are right with the labels provided. Can draw lines and has undo function
Fraction Strips – ToyTheater Use these colourful fraction strips to model fraction relationships and solve mixed fraction problems.
Title Select Design then tap squares to create a puzzle. Tap again to reveal a number. Select Solve to enter answers. A great whiteboard activity!
Multiplication Array – Mathsframe Multiplication – linking arrays and the grid method Makes the link between arrays and the grid method of multiplication. Partition and multiply ‘teen’ numbers by a one-digit number.
Place Value Counters – MathsBot Place Value Counters allows you to demonstrate number values. The latest version has the ability to exchange up and exchange down thus allowing the demonstration of addition and subtraction.
Fraction Workshop – Mr Nussbaum Fractions Workshop is an amazing drag and drop application that allows students to complete any kind of fraction operation in an online stage with tools to help them. Fraction workshop allows users to practice ordering, Read More …
Geoboard – Mathsbot Description
Zoomable Number Line – MathsIsFun Click on number line to zoom in, shift-click to zoom out. It will zoom from where you click. Click at left or right to scroll. Or you can use your keyboard’s arrow keys. Up/down Read More …
Quadrilaterals – Snappy Maths Answer as many questions as you can. Use the ‘Enter’ key or press ‘Go’ to submit each answer. Your time starts after you answer the first one.
Hit the Button Hit the Button is an interactive maths game with quick fire questions on number bonds, times tables, doubling and halving, multiples, division facts and square numbers. The games which are against the clock challenge and develop a Read More …
Visually explore the concept of factors by creating rectangular arrays. The length and width of the array are factors of your number. Enter factorizations in the white boxes to the right in the form: (number)×(number) (Use either the letter x Read More …
Addition Reasoning – Math Playground There is an unfinished math problem. Can you place the digits in the correct location? Three challenging levels to try!
Fractions ITP This ITP allows you to divide a green strip into a number of equal parts and colour the individual parts in yellow. You can label the strip to show what proportion the coloured yellow parts are of the Read More …
Thermometer ITP This ITP displays a thermometer. The scale, range and the interval markers can be changed and a slider control can be dragged up and down the length of the thermometer to set the height of the column. A Read More …
Millions Counter Investigate numbers Enter your own start number, or use the + and – buttons to change the digits to make the required number. Read the number in words below. Hide either the number or the words to ask Read More …
Decimal Numberline ITP Generate a number line and use the two markers with numbered boxes which can be moved along the number line. You can show the sum and difference between the two numbers and the calculation represented. You can Read More …
Graph Master Graphmaster is an online app for investigating data in graphs and tables Simply enter data View four different graph types on one screen Answer multiple-choice questions about the data
Beadstick ITP Partition, and calculate with numbers, using beadsticks. Set up a number and then add or subtract Watch as beads are added or removed Shift 10s as required Model addition and subtraction calculations
Half Court Rounding Half-court Rounding is a game in which students try to score as many points as possible by rounding numbers to the nearest ten, hundred, or tenth. 90 seconds to score as many as points as possible Choose Read More …
Number Explorer Select a number and investigate its factors, prime factors, divisibility etc. Great way for upper KS2 to investigate number
Moving Digits ITP Free resource for investigating value of digit and decimal numbers Place digits according to their value Use buttons to multiply or divide by 10 or 100 Add lines for columns Change column headings
Clock Times Pairs Which Clock Times Pairs activity would you like to begin with? There are five to choose from. Find card pairs memory game Multiple choice questions 2 player snap game 2 Player tug of War Match similar cards Read More …
Fractions Use a bar or circle to represent, compare, and perform operations with fractions with denominators from 1 to 100. Choose the fraction model and number of equal parts. Use a color to select specific parts to show a fraction Read More …
Model and Solve Word Problems using a bar model
Product – Brain workout. Can you arrange the number discs to make the given product? 3 number discs placed along the same line must multiply to the target number. There are 2 challenging levels to try and endless puzzles to Read More …
Find the area of Compound Shapes Find the area of compound shapes based on rectangles on a grid. Explore how the formula works for finding a rectangle’s area. Information Estimate the total area. Fill the rectangles with unit blocks Calculate Read More …
Time tools: 24/12-hour to the minute Do you really know how to tell the time Tell the time to the minute? Know your 24-hour clock? Have fun matching the times on 12-hour analogue and digital clocks.
Time tools: 12-hour to the half hour Know the little hand and the big hand on a clock. Tell the time to the hour and half-hour? Have fun matching the times on 12-hour analogue and digital clocks.
Number Balance – Mark Weddell Use the number balance Free Play mode to demonstrate relationships between numbers whether equal or inequalities. Game Levels allow children to make the apparatus balance, thus completing the equation. Information Drag the tags onto the Read More …
Puzzle Pic Fractions – MathPlayground Match the fractions to complete the animal picture puzzle Information Drag the parts of the picture to the correct square. Use the shape clues and number lines to help you The shapes change to understand Read More …
Adding Subtracting Multiplying Dividing Order the given numbers and signs to make the equation correct. Information Drag the numbers and signs to the rectangle below. You don’t have to use all the signs Time limit is displayed on the pie Read More …
Area Builder Investigate how area affects perimeter. Information Drag square blocks onto the grid to make a shape. Move blocks around and see the effect on the perimeter Switch modes to compare two shapes Game mode sets challenges to build Read More …
Star Swap – Remainders Test yourself on your knowledge of division facts and their remainders. Information Drag the four division questions onto their correct answer. When all four are complete, more will appear. Bonus time for correct answers. Time penalties Read More …
Treasure Quest. Interactive 100 square used for examining number facts up to a hundred Information Find the target number on the hundreds chart and tap the square. Number hints will help you along the way. There are 10 orbs Read More …
Angle Estimates There’s a protractor you can drag over the angles to measure them. Hold down the shift key while dragging to rotate the protractor. The previous Flash version of this activity is here. This may be useful if you Read More …
Angle Chase Use knowledge and reasoning to fill in the angles on the geometrical diagrams drawn inside rectangles. Level 1 – 31 angles to be found in a diagram with one set of parallel lines Level 2 – 42 angles Read More …
Rocket Angles You’re the commander of a rocketship. Friendly space pals need your help. Can you use a protractor to find the correct angle? Turn the protractor Work out the angle type into the calculator screen and press neter Find Read More …
Missing Digits Multiplication. Each multiplication equation is missing several digits. Can you arrange the digit cards to make a true equation? There are 3 challenging levels to try and endless puzzles to solve! 3 levels offering increased challenge Drag digit Read More …
Missing Digits Division Each division equation is missing several digits. Can you arrange the digit cards to make a true equation? There are 3 challenging levels to try and endless puzzles to solve! 3 levels offering increased challenge Drag digit Read More …
Here are four of the best free tools for investigating shape on a tablet device. They should work in browsers on iPad, Android and Windows tablets, as well as traditional desktop, laptop and chromebook devices. Click on the image or Read More …
Here are five of the best free tools for investigating number on a tablet device. They should work in browsers on iPad, Android and Windows tablets, as well as traditional desktop, laptop and chromebook devices. Click on the image or Read More …
Complete the puzzle by moving and rotating the seven shapes. A fun way to work problem solving and visual spatial skills. App Features 3 levels offering increased challenge Click on a shape or drag it to select it Use the Read More …
Number Pieces A place value activity using base 10 (Dienes) blocks Add and manipulate pieces (ones, tens, and hundreds). Join pieces in groups of ten or break them apart (e.g., 10 ones into 1 ten and vice versa). Choose from Read More …
Shark Numbers A place value game using Diennes blocks Choose a level of difficulty. Then look at the hundreds, tens and ones to work out the number shown. Select the bubble showing the number. If you are right you’ll see Read More …
Math Racer Multiplication Practise your number bonds Choose a colour Mark addition number bonds which correspond to that colour’s number When you’ve done a few, click Check Continue until you’ve completed the square and revealed the picture
Math Racer Multiplication Practise your multiplication facts Choose which multiplication tables to practise Drive the car over the correct answer Use the arrow keys on the keyboard to control the car Or use the mouse by hovering over the correct Read More …
Number Crunch Saga Count the number of candles and find the matching number card Click on two cards to begin If the number of candles matches with the number on the other card they will stay. If they do not Read More …
Number Crunch Saga Covers addition (levels 1-3) and multiplication (levels 4-5) with three numbers. Swipe or drag numbers to swap places with other numbers. Line up three numbers that add up to 10 Each set of three numbers found (horizontally Read More …
Daily 10 Covers addition, subtraction, ordering, partitioning, digit values (place value), rounding, multiplication, division, doubles, halves and fractions. Designed for interactive whiteboard. For delivering 10 maths questions for mental maths practise. Can be timed or untimed Ideal for starter and Read More …
Drag N Drop Math Drag and Drop Math is an interactive program that reinforces dozens of standards in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. It allows users to pinpoint exactly what kind of math problems they need to work on and Read More …
Envision Division This program will help you to envision the concept of division. Choose a number and make as many division problems as possible from that number. Use the handy draw tool to make groups from stars. For example, if Read More …
Flip Counter A counting demonstration tool The aim of this game is to build a tower tall enough to reach into space. To count forwards and backwards in steps of 1, 10, 100, 1000 and 10,000 (age 5-10). To say Read More …
Tables Tennis The aim of this game is to build a tower tall enough to reach into space. The blocks must be stacked in the correct order Drag them on top of each other Smallest number at the bottom Largest Read More …
Tables Tennis Tables Tennis is a fast-paced, 2-player times tables game. Sit with a tablet between you and a partner. Select the times tables you wish to practise. Decide if you want to make it really fast (select ‘Fast Return’). Read More …
Virtual Pattern Blocks – NCTM Pattern blocks can be used for problem solving and reasoning with fractions as children investigate the relationships between various parts and wholes. Typically Yellow Hexagon = 1 whole Red trapezium = 1/2 Blue parallelagram = Read More …
Adding Decimals Soccer Game Two player game – mental addition of decimals with the chance of an extra point if you beat the goalie.
Count the Yeti Count the Yeti creatures and click on the corresponding correct number across the top. Numbers from 1 to 10. Different Levels
Bidmas Game Two player game – try to make four numbers on the grid in a row
Simplify Expressions Simplify the expressions using the rules of order of operations to find the correct answer
Stock the Shelves Click on the given locations to re stock the shelves. Operates in 4 quadrants
Algebra Tiles Construct algebra expressions using tiles of different sizes. Can be used for demonstrating multiplication expressions.
2048 Simple doubling puzzle, but can you keep it going to achieve the 2048 target? Are there any strategies to ensure you win?
Coordinate Mid-Points Find the coordinate mid-point on a line half-way between two coordinates A & B. Use the coordinate grid to help plot the points by dragging the markers. Work out the mid-point coordinate M. Click Show to check the Read More …
Binary Numbers Toggle the 1s and 0s by clicking on them to reveal dots and make binary numbers. Decimal equivalents are calculated below.
100 Square Spots. Interactive 100 square used for examining number facts and series up to a hundred Choose a colour, then start clicking on numbers. Click a number again to remove a spot. Hold down a menu colour to remove Read More …
Random Spinners – Visnos The spinners can be used simply to generate random numbers. Or try the built in activities, the first a game requires children to use their skills to reach a target number by adding, subtracting or multiplying Read More …
Polygon Explorer – Visnos Create and manipulate polygons, examine how the interior and exterior angles change as the number of sides increase. Drag vertices, use a protractor or ruler to measure angles and length properties
Fish Times Tables Learning the times tables is extremely important, this activity can quickly demonstrate any tables value. The visual representation allows children to grasp very quickly that multiplication is commutative i.e 3×4 is the same as 4×3.
Calculate Percent Fraction Decimal Starter. A spinner creates a random number. The class then have one min to multiply the value by percentages ,fractions or decimal values. Makes a great lesson starter to get brains active. Also provides discussion for Read More …
Sieve of Eratosthenes Named after the Greek Mathematician. This classic method of finding prime numbers is also great for teaching about factors and multiples. The visnos sieve allows for multi colored squares this allows identification of any numbers prime factors.
Time, Angles & Fractions This activity has many uses. Display the current time analogue or digital. The clock hands can be dragged to show different times. The clock can also demonstrate angles and has been updated for fractions and percentages Read More …
Basic Angles Learn to recognise acute, obtuse, reflex and right angles. Create and investigate problems involving complementary or supplementary angles, intersecting lines and angles at a point. Angles can be automatically displayed or measured using a protractor
Percentage Fraction Decimal Grid Divide a square or circle up into a number of parts. The slices or rectangles can be painted various colors and these colors then represented as either decimals, fractions or percentages.
Fraction Wall Drag the numbers from the right onto the answers to the 13 times table. You can change the times table by clicking on a button.
Fast Factors Drag the numbers from the right onto the answers to the 9 times table. You can change the times table by clicking on a button.
Answer as many division facts as you can by clicking on the fruit. Practice or complete against the clock. Lots of levels of difficulty, increasing size of numbers.
Hundredaire Place Value – determine value of each digit. Great for plenary. Beware, harder questions include decimals and millions! National Curriculum – Read, write, order and compare numbers to at least 1,000,000 and determine the value of each digit.
2x Table Bar demonstrates the bar method of visualising multiplication. Drag the bar to be multiplied and then click it the required number of times. Resize the top section to match. Repeat with the equivalent calculation. Aids understanding of concept Read More …
I have a problem with Long Division! I personally have no problem completing long division questions. I don’t have a problem with it being on the curriculum. I don’t even have a problem with Junior School children having a go, Read More …
I have just spent a lesson this week with my class discussing how we might know that there are only 11 nets of a cube. The problem was that we could find 11 nets, we knew they were all different, and Read More …
Geoboard is a tool for exploring a variety of mathematical topics introduced in the primary school. Children stretch bands around the pegs to form line segments and polygons and make discoveries about perimeter, area, angles, congruence, fractions, and more. Open Activity
Here is a question which has intrigued me for a few years now, but this year it seems most pertinent! 2016 is the product of two 2-digit numbers. What are they? Can you find all the possibilities? The Brute Force method Read More …
Sort the numbers into the Venn Diagram according to multiples set.
Choose to make the rule or guess the computer’s rule, use one set, two sets or two intersecting sets and sort coloured polygons
Sort animals and things with four legs in a Venn Diagram KS 1
Add variables and plot a line graph
comprehensive graph making site
answer the sums & save the monkey’s apples from the alligator. 4 rules with level setting from easy upwards. Random so unexpectedly hard or easy ones thrown in. Y1-6
Speed arithmetic on the four rules of number – correct answers result in different bits of a bug being put together. Y4
mental arithmetic: choose Addition & Sutraction or Multiplication & Division Yr 6
Really nice activity for group or class teaching. Drag numbers into a balance. KS1
Smashing little input/function/function/output machine. KS2
addition, subtraction to 20, to 100, 1 or 2 digits, multiplication up to 5X or 10x – Y2/3/4
addition/subtraction or Mult/div, levels 0-20, 0-50, 0-100 Y1/2
Pelmanism game to match two divisions sums with the same answer (answer not given!) Y3/4
Two player game practiising division. Pupil has to achieve a quotient in the given range by choosing the divisor. Pretty tough but a good reward in a football game. Yr 6
Dividing multiples of ten by single digit numbers. (Ignore instructions saying about moving decimal point!) Y4/5
timed answers to division (by single digit) questions Y2/3
Division as grouping & sharing yr 3
works out the difficult multiples for long divsion so kids can focus on the method Y6/7
Long Division practice using standard method
Click on number boxes to achieve target number – against the clock. Tests knowledge of factors. Y4
A grid that shows multiplication in rectangles broken up into squares Y2/3
7 & 8 times table, multiply HTU x U – different methods, multiplication word problems yr 4/5
Standard Method Long Multiplication practice
Solve the problems & reach the target number by crashing into the correct coloured cars. Y2
Set the starting point on the empty number line to label it & use the arrows to add in amounts given to find total of two numbers Y 1/2
Set start number & intervals to use these addition & subtraction number lines KS1
Uses spots on ladybirds to make sums. 3 levels, Additon, subtraction or both. Yr R/1/2/3
see the sum given & click on the footballers to subtract them then have a shot at goal. Y1
Say a number that is 10 less than any given number to 99. Y1/2
Subtraction by counting on KS1
Click the number on the 100 square that is 11 less than the target number Y1/2
Subtract 10 from a given 2 digit number Y 1/2
Add two 2 digit numbers to have the chance to score a goal
Addition bridging using bonds of 5 – add five to the number given to fuel the rocket & send it on its way. Y1/2
Know bonds of 5. Add by counting on. Add by using bonds & bridging Y1/2
Use a number line to model how to add two 2-digit numbers together by adding the tens digit first. Y3
Adding 10 to a number less then 89. Y1
adding single digit numbers by bridging through 10. Jump to the rock & then to the rocket to escape the monster Y1/2
Learn & practise single digit addition facts by turning the tumblers on a safe. If you get four correct you can enter the safe & play a game. Y 2
Learn & practise single digit addition facts (up to 9 + 9) by turning the tumblers on a safe. Y1/2
Click on the bananas to complete the sum – single digit numbers YR/1
Click on the fingers to demonstrate addition up to 5 + 5 Y1
Fly into fuel pods but watch totals & try to fill exactly but not exceed amount allowed. Addition up to 10 Y1/2
Add nine by adding 10 then taking away 1. Y1/2
Bridging the gap – through 10, 20, 50 & using decimals. Y1/2 to Y6
mental adding across tens, through to decimals Y2 to y6
Catch two beavers who add up to 10 Y1/2
Partition numbers into fives & left overs to help mental adding Y2
Add 10 to a given 2 digit number Y 1/2
Add 10 to a given 2 digit number – click the number on the 100 square Y 1/2
Choose numbers to get the frog over to the rock, adding on the way, to get to the total on the rock Adding single digit numbers Y1/2
Interactive to explore totals at top when numbers at bottom are changed. Investigative. KS2
Adding game – add whole numbers to hit target number to win. 2 Player or play against computer Y1
grid of numbers – find succession that add to target number. Timed. Y2/3
Answer 10 questions on random tables (including x0) and beat the clock
Pelmanism game to find multiplication and division questions which have the same answer – Some errors?
Match the tables question to its answer
Pelmanism game to match division sum with answer – inverse tables
Pelmanism game to match division sums to answers
Click a square on the 10×10 grid and the mult fact appears with a ? Click the answer box and a number line appears illustrating commutative law (8×9 is thesame as 9×8) KS1/2
Answer multiples questions Yr 2
2, 5, 10 times tables for KS1
Using tables to multiply multiples of 10 and 100 Y4/5
Work out the complement and click on the number to see if you’re correct
Answer a few number bond to 20 questions. Each correct one colours part of the picture in. 10 seconds to complete.
A range of number knowledge tested in this game. See the Funky Mummy dance when you get it right!
Choose one or two beadstrings. Practise bonds of 10 or 20, number facts to 10 or 20. KS1
Practise your addition facts making totals up to 10. The whale is trapped in the lake. Add lengths of pipe until the total is 10, (you can use more than two). Then turn the wheel valve to set the water Read More …
Catch two beavers who add up to 10
Use number bonds to 10 to complete pipe, fill up the rock pool with water and allow the shark to swim off.
Put a number in each basket to make 10
Choose the steps you wish to count in.
Counting-on’ in ones from a 2-digit number. Y1
Model and Solve Word Problems involving ratio
Ratio Stadium Express ratios in fraction form. Look for the matching ratio. Power up your motorcycle and win first place!
Find percentages of whole numbers – pretty tough
The dominoes have percentages of quantities and whole numbers to match as Q and A
Introducing percentages – 100% 50%, 25%, 75%
Click on eggs with your mouse and deciding if the numbers are odd or even. Y1/2
round numbers like 5324.53 to the nearest 100, 10, unit etc.
Match numbers in bubbles with green base ten blocks. Shark bites if wrong. Y1/2
Begin to recognise that coins have different values. Different levels up to £2.
Get the lifebelt to the drowning person. Input tens and ones to get there. Y1/2
Place Value demonstrator HTU KS1
Click on the digit that show the tens, hundreds, etc
Listen to the number said then post the letter in the house with that number on its door Y R/1 It is common for children to get 12 and 21 mixed up or to struggle when writing 3-digit numbers such Read More …
identify the value of the place 4 whole number places to four decimal places hard yr 6 level.
Interactive Numberline with zoom to show tenth’s and hundredths. Can perform addition/subtraction
exercise to put decimal numbers in order. KS2 Good exercise but note: correct answers forced so can do it without knowledge.
0 – 10, 0 – 1 , decimal number line
tenths and hundredths yr 5/6
drag shapes to grid and make symmetrical patterns or show fractions – for all ages
Shade in the correct number of regions to equal the fraction given.
Shade whole, half, quarter or three quarters of kite. Press F5 to refresh
Identifying fractions of coloured shapes.
division by sharing and fractions. yr 3/4
Fractions of quantities – sums!
mental strategies for finding simple fractions of a number using their knowledge of multiplication and division facts. yr 3/4
Turn cards to find equivalent fractions and percentages
Play in teams to answer questions
Pelmanism: match the analogue clock face with the time in 12 hr clock nearest 5 minutes. Y3
Times to quarters of an hour. A mouse runs up and eats the cheese if correct.Y2
two player game. Roll the dice, move, set the clock to the time on your square. Y3
Drag the days of the week cards into the correct order Y1
Match cards: 3 levels: words to do with time, digital times, time words with meanings age 5 /9
Pupils solve maths problems to help Digger and the Gang prepare for their journey, involving the calculation of distances, length of time needed for travel and times on the 24 hour clock Y 5
Pupils identify the correct hour on a clock and put events in order. age 5- 7
Click on the clock face to set the clock to the given time. 3 levels, hours only, quarters, five minute intervals past the hour. age 5 /9
A variety of measuring devices can be shown on the screen grouped together in themes.
Choose the correct unit in which to measure a variety of areas.yr 5/6
Filling the bath and displacing water – interactive Y6
Two thermometers (sideways) with temperature to read (-20 to +50) click in box for reading to be displayed, click change for new ones. Free sample of subscription site but refresh will get rid of login box if it pops up. Read More …
Use this learning resource to simulate using a traditional dial scale in a lesson.
Read the weight represented by the scales. 4 sets of scales, reading amounts between nearest 100g or whole kg. Answering in decimals. Y2
Drag the parcel onto the scales, then enter the value shown to deliver your letter or parcel. Counting in 10s and 100s. Reading scales, familiarisation with number lines. Y2
Drag and drop the toys onto the scales. Individual toys, the needle, Yr1
Use the Simple Scales to weigh the bears. Open ended activity that lends itself to problem solving activities. YR
Read simple scales Calculate using units of measure KS1
Pupils solve the online problems about combining amounts in kilograms and the measurement of area. Y4-6
Multiple Choice reading scales in centimetres and inches!
Measure in cm (3 levels) or inches (4 levels), Y2 – 6
Read and estimate different distance scales yr 6
Move the adjust slider first then calculate area and perimeter of shape drawn Yr 6
Explanation then practice on finding area and perimeter of rectangles. Take care with ruler – measure from 0 mark not from end of ruler! Y4
Use the pinboard to find area of irregular shape, create shapes with given perimeter, explore area/perimeter combinations Y6
Set the perimeter and calculate the area of the shape drawn on the grid. Keep record of comparisons of both. Y6
Pupils solve the online problems about combining amounts in kilograms and the measurement of area. Y4/6
Paving slabs and area investigation yr 5
Use the pinboard to find area of irregular shape, create shapes with given perimeter, explore area/perimeter combinations Y6
Elastic bands type shapes for counting squares for area Y4
Students are shown shapes on a grid after setting the area and asked to calculate perimeters of the shapes Y5/6
Calculate perimeter – numbers less than 10 Y5/6
Use pentominoes to investigate perimeters Y4
Two player game – gorillas throw bananas at each other across skyscrapers. Adjust force and angle to hit.
A quest that is solved using angles. Nice backdrops.
Measuring angle, right angle, acute angles and obtuse angles (Key Stage 2)
Find missing coordinates of shape, reflected in a mirror line, or the midpoints of straight lines. Choose first quadrant, or all four quadrants
Drag Spaceboy to the given coordinates (in all four quadrants) to find the lost aliens. Timed.
Give the coordinate (in all foru quadrants) of aliens. Timed
Click on line intersections on the grid, coordinates are shown. Distance given to worm – refine to get it. Yr 6
Reflect shapes horizontally, vertically or diagonally in 4 quadrants. Click browser refresh to remove login box. Y6
Work out coordinates of shapes in all four quadrants, or turn off three for first quadrant only. Click browser refresh to remove login box. Yr 3-6
refelctions across the x and y axes.
Give the coordinate (in all four quadrants) of aliens. timed
Reflect six different shape horizontally, vertically or diagonally in 4 quadrants, with line-intersection coordinates or letters at corners. Yr 6. Free sample of subscription site – click browser refresh to remove login box.
Use simple logo commands to draw amazing shapes and geometric designs.
Simple compass direction yr 3/4
Left, right, up, down movement yr 2
Logo – left turn, right turn or forward yr 3
Logo commands – click ‘turn’ and ‘move’ buttons
Use logo commands to guide the turtle to the pond yr 3/4
Help Captain Calamity free Princess Amber from the Evil Ruler’s castle.
Big site with lots about all kinds or symmetry upper KS2
find the 12 pentominoes, identify symmjetry, fit together in a rectangle yr 5/6
Identify properties of 2-D shapes, categorise with Venn diagram. Investigate shape congruence. Use 3D shapes to investigate castle structure
Use cubes to construct 3d structures from plan and two elevations. Print out but no check for correct.
Pelmanism with 3d shapes – more a memory game than maths!! KS2
Investigate faces, edges and vertices of polyhedra
sort shapes by rectangles and red in a Carroll diagram. No errors possible.
Sort a variety of 2D shapes on a Venn diagram. Sort by one or two conditions.
turn cards to match shapes with names
Sort 2D shapes into 3 boxes according right angles. Only correct sorting possible.
Pelmanism – Match quadrilateral’s name to its shape Yr 6
Pelmanism – match each regular 2D shape to its name
Recognise the 2D shape – Yr1
sort polygons into quads and not quads, regular and irregular. Note – wrong answer not accepted so can be done without thought. KS2
Maths Bingo using flashcard and recoignising properties of shapes
Combine pentominoes to make different rectangles
Use the mouse to make your character pick up the shapes and take them to the right box – matching word and image – but do not get caught by the robots.
Properties of all quadrilaterals – click to read properties.
Use the arrow keys to change denominators then count parts in numerator. Check then combine.
Use the arrow key to increase sectors of circle and see equivalence
100 Square – M Weddell A tablet friendly 100 square with the ability to investigate multiples, primes etc.
Mancala – MathPlayground Complicated strategy game – play against the computer, two levels
Oochina: Crossing the river – Kids Psych http://www.mathszone.co.uk/images/thumbimg-103T.jpg The classic puzzle about the farmer, fox, chicken, and grain
Psychic – http://www.mathszone.co.uk/images/thumbimg-88o.jpg How does this site always know what number you are thinking of?
CodeBreaker – EChalk http://www.mathszone.co.uk/images/thumbimg-104t.jpg Like the Mastermind board game. For yr6
Fido Puzzle – DCC http://www.mathszone.co.uk/images/thumbimg-105U.jpg Think Clear! an ‘ I’ll guess your four digit number’ puzzle
Near doubles machine – Crick http://www.mathszone.co.uk/images/thumbimg-101y.jpg A number is given which near to double the target number. four buttons
Magic Safari Use science and maths to solve problems. Develops logic and problem solving skills.
Number Cruncher http://www.mathszone.co.uk/images/thumbnail-59.jpg Use a series of addition, subtraction, and multiplication equations to reach your goal.
Where is Tobi hiding ? – Lulu’s Games Use clues of warmer/colder to find the correct square on the grid
Adding to 99 – NLVM http://www.mathszone.co.uk/images/thumbimg-115l.jpg Make the totals in the intersecting circles add to 99
Circles adding to 21 – NLVM http://www.mathszone.co.uk/images/thumbimg-114c.jpg Make the intersecting circles add to 21. Numbers in intersections are whole numbers, less than 21
GOT IT! – NRICH http://www.mathszone.co.uk/images/thumbimg-69l.jpg Add numbers to reach exactly the target number – before the other player or computer
Count the ducks and shoot the one on the number given.
Read the number sentence and shoot the target that shows the answer.
Mental arithmetic practice: addition to 20, to 100, subtraction to 20, to 100, multiplication to X5, to x10
Apply times tables knowledge to solve grid puzzles. Choose which tables and size of grid. Recommended.
Disappearing Tables Choose one multiplication table and answer repeated questions. Answers are replaced by a star after several correct answers of that number fact. Open Activity × Code Embed: No embed code was found for CODE1HitButton
Choose a multiplication table then hit multiples as they move across the screen. 20 secs with penalties!
Create the multiplication table for any number, up to 12x. Useful for long division!
Identify Primes or factors with the sieve
Sort the numbers into the Venn Diagram according to the factors you have chosen.
Build a factor tree to show the prime factors of a number. Also fInd HCF or LCM
This activity will find the factors of your chosen number, or will ask you to find the next prime number above the one given.
Click the number on the target that is double the number on the board – see the merry men come out!
Simple worded doubling. Number line. No objects to support.
See how quickly the donuts add up when their number increases by doubling.
Doubling by partitioning then adding together. Choose two or three digit numbers to double.
Draws symmetrical and repeated designs
Find the missing number in the sequence. Negative numbers are included.
Find the missing number in the number sequences
Use the string of beads to copy colour sequence patterns.
This resources pack introduces pupils to the idea of repeating patterns of an ABAB design, and then to an AABAAB design. Pupils look at colour patterns, shape patterns and picture patterns using Welsh emblems. They have the opportunity to finish Read More …
Investigate patterns using different attributes – shape, size and colour.
Number sequences in a grid, patterns and explanations, odd and even, extend number sequences.
A series of activities, all of which test pupils’ ability to place shapes in a particular order. Pupils will also learn to differentiate between colours.
sequences: difficult – multi-part sequences!
Continue the flower patterns. 3 levels
Some gaps in the sequence of heads. Work out the sequence then complete.
Hover the mouse over the sequence to see the hidden head then complete the sequence
Look at the attributes of the heads in the sequence and complete the sequence. tough
Sell ice creams and make a profit
Click on coins and the cumulative amount is displayed.
6 levels up to change from £5
Pay for the item by dragging the coins needed into the till. Three levels. KS1, Lower KS2
Predict how many different outfits can be made from up to 5 different jumpers and up to 4 different trousers.
Model and Solve Algebra Equations
Early algebra. Solve simple equations
Balance the scales and work out the relative values of each shape.
Complete the number patterns
Coloured spots in a sequence – identify and continue.
Pupils solve puzzles to help Digger and the Gang collect supplies and pay for their journey.
Pupils find the correct coins to buy ice-creams, multiply prices and distinguish odd/even numbers.
Practise using money including giving the correct money and deciding on amounts for party for six friends.
Use fractions to fill the gaps.
Click and hold/splat the hand with 10p in it.
Play the number jumbler machine with Star and Hutch.
Snap game: 3 levels: Match two identical coins, match coins with same value, match coins with given total. This activity does not work on Chrome browser.
Use fractions to solve the whodunit
Order decimals, addition and subtraction of decimals, solve word problems involving decimals
Make the intersecting circles total 3. Number in intersections have up to one decimal place Java Applet does not work in Chome browser
Choose correct answer (from 7 possibilities) to the given sum. Interactive number line to move digits correct number of places to left or right.
A game to test estimation of angle size – using 360 degrees – High level of accuracy required
Two player game – gorillas throw bananas at each other across skyscrapers. Adjust force and angle to hit.
Measure and estimate the angles of the boat’s courses.
A quest that is solved using angles. Nice backdrops.
Multiplication and division word problems to solve.
Word problems with a basketball game reward
Recognise numbers to 20 on Ten Frames
Recognise numbers to 10 on a Ten Frame
Develop counting and addition using these four games. These frames of 10 can be a helpful way to learn basic number facts.
Sort 2D shapes into 3 boxes according right angles. Only correct sorting possible.
Vertical addition – Standard column method Step by step
Counting in 2s – Click on the next fish in the series
Catch two beavers who add up to 10
Solve Addition and Subtraction word problems
Count how many bananas the monkey eats. Click on the corresponding number on the left of the page. Numbers up to 4