NRICH MATHS PROBLEM SOLVING KS1

This activity challenges you to decide on the ‘best’ number to use in each statement. What would the solution be in each case? Becoming confident and competent as a problem solver is a complex process that requires a range of skills and experience. This big box adds something to any number that goes into it. How many creatures did he see? What was the last number she wrote? Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.

One day five small animals in my garden were going to have a sports day. Investigate the total number of sweets received by people sitting in different positions. To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice. Ip Dip Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: Register for our mailing list. Can you create your own arrangement and investigate the number of circles it needs? The Box Game Age 3 to 5 Adding and subtracting.

nrich maths problem solving ks1

Can you find a way to do it? Can you work out how to balance this equaliser?

nrich maths problem solving ks1

Eggs in Baskets Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Discuss and Choose Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice. Secret Number Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Can you discover Buzzy’s pattern and fill in the empty cells for her?

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Fractions KS1

And how do you know you’ve found them all? What are the secret jumps they make with their counters? Ladybirds in the Garden Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Repeating Patterns Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Pairs of Legs Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Can you use the information given to find out how many eggs are in each basket? Can you see who the gold medal winner is?

Counting and Ordering KS1. Addition and Subtraction KS1. Can you create your own arrangement and investigate the number of circles it needs?

Find a great variety of ways of asking questions which make 8. In this activity focusing on capacity, you will need a collection of different jars and bottles.

Annie and Ben are playing a game with a calculator. The tasks in this collection can be used to encourage children to maghs others of their reasoning, by first convincing themselves, then a friend, then a ‘sceptic’.

Problem-solving Skills :

Getting the Balance Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Here are some arrangements of circles. How much money might he have? Dotty Six is a simple dice game that you can adapt in many ways. If you hang two weights on one side of this balance, in how many different ways can you hang three weights on the other side for it to be balanced?

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Teddy Town Age 5 to 14 Challenge Solvihg In this article for teachers, Lynne explains why it should be. Unit Differences Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Circles, Circles Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: What was Annie’s secret number?

Estimating, Comparing, Measuring KS1

Are You Well Balanced? To support this aim, sllving of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice. Two children made up a game as they walked along the garden paths. How many ways can you find to do up all the buttons? In how many different ways can you break up a stick of 7 interlocking cubes?