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Going Shopping Problem Solving

Shopping activities which will get your brain working! You have to decide which items to buy for your money.

Pupils

Flash

9-11 year olds
Toy Shop Money Game

Money games where children work out which coins will buy toy shop items and where they can calculate change. Tablet-friendly and with different levels of difficulty. USD, EURO and AUD options also available.

Pupils

Not Flash

4-11 year olds
Puppies Problem Solving

A range of maths problem solving activities for 5 - 8 year olds with star ratings to indicate the level of difficulty. They are teaching resources designed for delivery on an IWB. Includes teacher notes.

Teachers

Flash

5-8 year olds
Bobbie Bear

How many different outfits can Bobbie Bear wear in each game given the options for shirts and trousers. Can you find a way to predict how many before trying all the combinations?

Pupils

Not Flash

5-9 year olds
Earth Squad Go!

Earth Squad Go! is a science game where you can explore different habitats and complete challenges about the living world about plants, animals and the human body.

Pupils

Not Flash

7-11 year olds
Broken Calculator

Are you up to the challenge? Most of the keys have fallen off Eric's calculator. See if you can work out the numbers with the remaining keys. A classic problem solving game.

Pupils

Flash

7-11 year olds
Adding Time Word Problems

Word problems where you need to read the time on either an analogue or digital clock and then answer a word problem involving adding a given time.

Teachers

Not Flash

7-11 year olds
Location

An excellent site with interactive activities relating to positional language. Parents can use the site to help their child learn the language of where things are placed and the site also lends itself well to use on an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers, Pupils

Flash

5-7 year olds
Money Two-Step Problems

Two-step word problems involving money. Calculate how much change is given when 2 or more items are purchased. Designed for use as a teaching aid on an interactive whiteboard.

Pupils

Not Flash

7-11 year olds
NRICH

This site from the University of Cambridge aims to provide learning support in mathematics for able children. It provides investigations, puzzles and aims to answer maths queries. Send in ideas and solutions.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly Flash

5-18 year olds
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