Four strategy dice games to consolidate pupils’ understanding of rounding. This task offers opportunities to subtract fractions using A4 paper. Can you arrange these in the five boxes to make four-digit numbers as close to the target numbers as possible? What do you see? Magic Vs Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Can you compare these bars with each other and express their lengths as fractions of the black bar?

Factor Track Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level: Reasoned Rounding live Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level: She gave the clown six coins to pay for it. Fifteen Cards Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Make Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Can you replace the letters with numbers? What do you notice?

Investigate the different numbers of people and rats there could have been if you know how many legs there are altogether!

Can you use the number numner to work out what they are? Becoming confident and competent as a problem solver is a complex process that requires a range of skills and experience.

## Multiplication and Division KS2

Subtraction Surprise Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level: Is problem solving at the heart of your curriculum? Register for our mailing list. What’s in the Box? Pebbles Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Number Match Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: Four bags contain a large number of 1s, 3s, 5s numbet 7s.

# Patterns and Sequences KS2 :

Nice or Nasty Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level: The idea of this game is to add or subtract the two numbers on the dice and cover the result on the grid, trying to get a line of three.

How many shapes can you build from three red and two green cubes? In this investigation we are going to count the number of 1s, 2s, 3s etc in numbers. Magic Vs Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Register for our mailing list.

Fair Feast Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: Consecutive Numbers Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level: How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs? Choose two of the numbers to multiply or divide, then mark your answer on the number line.

Prison Cells Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Choose two of the numbers to multiply or divide, then mark your answer on the number line.

Are these statements always true, sometimes true or never true? Follow the Numbers Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Money Bags Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: These activities focus on finding all possible solutions so working in a systematic way will ensure none are left out. Pproblem bought a balloon at the circus.

Carrying Cards Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Investigate the successive areas of light blue in these diagrams. This multiplication uses each of the digits 0 – 9 once and once only.

# Problem-solving Skills :

Can you work out the scoring system? What are all the different possible answers? Journeys in Numberland Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: How about when a friend begins a new rhythm at the same time? Four Go Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: How do the images help to explain this? Sealed Solvving Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: