# Resources by mathsticks

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### 4, 5, 6 Times Table Target Boards

This times tables game involves children working in pairs using 'target boards' to practise multiplication facts. Children use the ‘target boards’ to choose questions, winning points for each correct answer, the more difficult the multiplication fact the more points they win. Once the question has been answered, it...

### 7, 8, 9 Times Table Target Boards

This times tables game involves children working in pairs using 'target boards' to practise multiplication facts. Children use the ‘target boards’ to choose questions, winning points for each correct answer, the more difficult the multiplication fact the more points they win. Once the question has been answered it...

### Capacity Problems

In this activity children are challenged to solve a range of problems relating to capacity in a meaningful context. Children choose a card from a series of cards with capacities indicated on them. They then work in pairs or small groups to discuss how they can create the quantity by using three containers of...

### Christmas party planning

In this problem solving activity children choose and carry out a range of calculations in order to plan a Christmas event. The party has to suit a particular number of people and fit within a specific budget so they have to make decisions by looking at realistic pricing options such as: per-person, according to...

### Coded Co-ordinates - Easy

This activity aimed at primary level contains a series of five simple grids to help children reinforce their understanding of co-ordinates. Each sheet contains a simple co-ordinate grid filled with letters and provides sets of coordinates which children then look up to find encoded words. Each grid contains a...

### Coin Bingo

This activity focuses on coin recognition and addition skills. Designed to be used as a bingo game involving calculation, it may also be used as a simple sorting and matching activity.

Each child has a Bingo Board featuring nine stamps, a selection of coins in a bag and a set of counters to mark off the...

### Coin Recognition

This resource focuses on developing coin recognition skills in either a bingo game or a collecting, sorting and matching activity. As a Bingo game, each child should have a board and the group also need a selection of coins in a bag. Children take it in turns to select a coin at random from the bag, covering a...

### Faces Co-ordinates

Based on the game of battleships, this activity is an effective way of practising grid references and co-ordinates. Children take it in turns to roll two dice and place a counter on the board; the faces of the dice determine the co-ordinates where their counter can go...

### Gas Meter

This maths activity offers a 'real life' context for learning about place value. A series of clues are provided which lead to specific numbers. These numbers represent meter readings and part of the challenge is for the children to accurately enter the numbers onto an analogue and a digital recording sheets. To...

### Make Ten

This resource provides a word search type activity in which children find number bonds to ten. Containing three 8 by 8 grids of numbers children are challenged to find two adjacent numbers, either horizontally or vertically that total 10. The boards contain 14 to 18 number pairs which total 10.

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