Penguin Jump Multiplication – Math Playground 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 – 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.
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.
Place Value – Create numbers from their parts. Write the completed number. Number randomised each time. Accompanying worksheet to record answers. National Curriculum – Read, write, order and compare numbers to at least 1,000,000 and determine the value of each digit Read More …
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.
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 …
Turn cards to find equivalent fractions and percentages
Play in teams to answer questions
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.
sort shapes by rectangles and red in a Carroll diagram. No errors possible.
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
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.
Add fractions to either side of the balance to find equivalent fractions or fraction addition
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
Pupils will practice counting in fives in the adventure activity. Ways to jump along a numberline? (e.g. 2s, 10s, 5s).Pupils use counters to explore different jumps, listing the numbers they land on.
Match the dots on a die with the written word for the number KS1
Playing snakes and ladders involves counting number on the dice and counting on.
Count the ducks and shoot the one on the number given.
A counting and numeral recognition set of activities. Develop your mouse control and counting skills as you help Lecky collect objects to match numbers in the 1 to 5 or 6 to 10 range.
Put the correct number of children on the bus
This activity introduces pupils to the number 9. Pupils follow a character through a story where she finds nine of every item. Pupils then learn how to correctly form the number 9, and learn to recognise the number among other Read More …
This activity introduces pupils to the number 8. Pupils follow a character through a story where she finds eight of every item. Pupils then learn how to correctly form the number 8, and learn to recognise the number among other Read More …
The story of 7 This activity introduces pupils to the number7. Pupils follow a character through a story where she finds seven of every item. Pupils then learn how to correctly form the number 7, and learn to recognise the Read More …
The story of 6 This activity introduces pupils to the number6. Pupils follow a character through a story where she finds six of every item. Pupils then learn how to correctly form the number 6, and learn to recognise the Read More …
Introduces the number. Follow a character through a story to find 5 of every item. Learn how to correctly form the number 5, and learn to recognise the number
Introduces the number. Follow a character through a story to find 4 of every item. Learn how to correctly form the number 4, and learn to recognise the number
Introduces the number 3. Follow a character through a story to find three of every item. Learn how to correctly form the number 3, and learn to recognise the number
Introduces the number 2. Follow a character through a story to find two of every item. Learn how to correctly form the number 2, & learn to recognise the number.
Pupils follow a character through a story to find one of every item. Correctly form the number 1, & learn to recognise the quantity
counting, problems, numerals and words, to 10 KS1
Introduce pupils to numbers up to nine. They will use songs and rhymes to practise ordering numbers correctly and to match the correct numeral to the correct item. Pupils will also look at how to form numbers in the correct Read More …
Count the spots on the ladybird – and feed the alligator!
Click on the number hidden by Lulu in the boxes below to release the friend. Counting to 9. 3 levels – numbers missing in higher levels
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 ×
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.
You are a pirate. Count the barrels in the water, enter the number and press the button to attack the island base.
Colouring by numbers. Match the figure and the name of the number to colour in the picture. Numbers to ten.
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.
Partitioning method of short multiplication TU x U up to 5
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
Make the frog move by clicking the number one higher than the one he’s sat on. Numbers 1- 35
Count in ones starting from zero. Help the squirrel to find the next number/nut. Don’t collect the pebbles!
Count how many bananas the monkey eats. Click on the corresponding number on the left of the page. Numbers up to 4
Shows numbers in turn, saying them, then goes through drawing them.