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Active Fractions
Two whiteboard resources (basic fraction wall of 5 rows and a fraction wall of 7 rows) to assist in the teaching and learning of the equivalence of fractions from Active Maths Ltd.
Add & Subtract Multiples / near Multiples of 10
Learn to add and subtract multiples and near-multiples of 10 in your head using this Number Gym graded set of activities on a 10x10 number grid with helpful pop-ups along the way.
Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Three whiteboard resources to assist in the teaching and learning addition and subtraction of fractions from Active Maths Ltd. The first resource supports adding fractions while the other two activities are for subtracting fractions.
Algebra
This drag and drop activity, generously donated by Athena, allows teachers to model the concepts of algebra. The ? graphic can be moved in advance to cover different parts of the questions. To make it full screen press the F11 key on your keyboard, press the key again to revert to your normal view.
Angle Estimator
Everything you need to teach estimation and measurement of angles. This resource has been generously donated by eChalk Ltd.
Area
With this interactive resource from the DfES you can explore area as well as change the grid size, shape, and colour.
Bead Numbers
An abacus was an ancient tool used for counting and carrying out calculations long before the days of calculators and computers. The online abacus will help you develop your understanding of hundreds, tens and units.
Big and Small
A resource which looks at mathematical vocabulary 'big' and 'small', 'short' and 'tall'. It is introduced through a story and then pupils can complete sorting and ordering activities.
Building Blocks
A 3D shape sorting game where children have to differentiate between different shapes and colours.
Butterfly Match
Counting and matching activity from Crick Primary School. Useful for developing mathematical language.
Carroll diagram
This is a more complex sorting program from the DfES site. The screen shows a Carroll Diagram. The matrix is labelled red, not red, rectangles and not rectangles. There are 12 shapes to sort using two criteria.
Check-Out Challenge
This set of games allowing pupils to practice and test their mental arithmetic skills by challenging them to work as a cashier in a virtual store and serve as many customers as possible in the allotted time. Pupils have to calculate then make up the correct change, making sure they don't give too little or too much of the store's money away!
Clock
Clock face with animated hand movement. Add and subtract minutes, hours and seconds. Shows current time and includes a 12/24hr digital clock and time in words.
Counting On and Back
Use the interactive number line from the DfES to practice counting on and back by moving the beads on the thread.
Counting to 20
The site begins by going through the numbers to 20, however you can advance to look at individual numbers. Hear their names, see how they are written and represented by objects.
Counting Using Money
This activity develops counting up to 10.
Coventry Numeracy Extras
More Flash Modules from the Coventry Numeracy Team, including: 3 Bears (sorting large, medium and small) 3 prices -10p (adding prices in problems) Sequences v6 (counting on and back) Snowflake Sequences (number sequences) Teddy Numbers v2 (counting to 15) Thinking of a Number - 100 (using number property clues: rounding, multiples, odd, even, greater than ...) Thinking of a Number Input - 100 Triangular Cards (number bonds to 100; tables) Wizards Number 1000 v2 (guess numbers using number properties: digit sums, more or less, tens and units, nearest hundred, odd, even, rounding) Wizards Number v2
Coventry Numeracy Flash Activities (A to C)
Gordon's Flash Modules from the Coventry Numeracy Team, including: Add Expand: expanded addtion Buy 2 items: addiing money and calculating change Calc Balance v3: addition bonds, subtraction bonds, times tables, division facts Carroll v4: Carroll Diagrams for number properties such as multiples, odd numbers, even numbers Chunking Chunking 2a Count Down Timer: Making a total from a given set of numbers and operators, against the clock. Count and Order Counter v1
Coventry Numeracy Flash Activities (D to H)
Gordon's Flash Modules from the Coventry Numeracy Team, including: Decomp Expand FDP Balance v6 Fractions v2 Function Wheel Guess the Number Handav v2 Higher and Lower Hit the Button
Coventry Numeracy Flash Activities (M to P)
Gordon's Flash Activities for Primary Numeracy from the Coventry Numeracy team, including: Magic Squares v3 Number Line v2 Paying for ice creams Pay Using One Coin Place Value Chart v4 Popping Balloons v3 sound Post Sorting v3 PS Lollypop Coins v3 PS Spaceship v6 PV Cards Decimal
Dart Board Activities
More Flash Modules from the Coventry Numeracy Team, including: 2 Ring Centre v4 (- doubles and halves, rounding, fractions, percentages) 2 Ring Input Centre (- adding, multiplying) 3 timer (- adding, multiplying, doubles) Measures v2 (- length, weight, capacity, time, money: £ and p) Multiple Tables (- multiples)
Data Handling
Enter your data into the boxes to produce a variety of graphs and charts. Watch the charts change as you alter the data or alter the chart to see the data change!
Decimal Number Lines
Three whiteboard resources to assist in the teaching and learning of decimals from Active Maths Ltd. The three lines are from 0 to 10, 0 to 1 and a decimal number line.
Difference Between Two Times
It is sometimes important to be able to work out the difference between two times. For example, you may need to know how long you are going to have to wait between buses or how long a journey will take. This set of activities will help you with your ability to work out the answers.
Dividing by Zero
Dividing by 10, 100, 1000 This is a piece of work designed for use within KS2, looking at the effect on numbers when dividing by 10, 100 and 1000 particularly the effect on decimals.
Division Bingo
Bingo is a well known game that can be a lot of fun. In the traditional game, the numbers are called out by the Bingo caller. This game is similar but the numbers are 'called out' by answering the division number sentences correctly.
Division Grid
Use the interactive division grid from the DfES to practice calculations for thousands, hundreds, tens and units and up to four decimal places.
Exploding Numbers
Here, The Number Gym encourage the child to decode larger numbers, both numerically and verbally by first saying the number aloud and then dragging and dropping the corresponding words into a sentence bar where the correct answer explodes!
Explore Co-ordinates
With this interactive resource from the DfES you can explore co-ordinates as well as change the gird size, its shape and even its colour.
Explore Newton's 1st Law
Notice how in deep space the vehicle's motion continues in the same state unless acted on by a force (i.e. the ships thrusters). Use your knowledge of physics to guide the spaceship through the asteroid mine field. This resource has been generously donated by eChalk Ltd.
Exploring Place Value
Starting from zero, with buttons to add and subtract 1 or 10, multiply and divide by 10 or 100, the learner can get instant visual feedback about the nature of place value from this Number Gym resource. HTU-type column headings can be shown or hidden. Scale the heights to astronomical numbers like a hundred billion and then drill down to a microscopic hundred thousandth!! Or just firm up your knowledge of hundreds, tens and units.
Formula Pairs
A game to help your pupils remember the formulas for area and volume. This resource has been generously donated by eChalk Ltd.
Fractions
Use this interactive fractions activity from the DfES to discover more about fractions, ratios and percentages.
Fractions - A Booster Activity
This is a set of activities plus supporting worksheets and web-links which guide pupils from the basic concepts of fractions to Level 4.
Fractions Decimals and Percentages
Two whiteboard resources to assist in the teaching and learning of the equivalence of fractions, decimals and percentages from Active Maths Ltd. The Fractions Decimals and Percentages resource is a number line and fraction wall which shows the equivalence of fractions, decimals and percentages. The What Fraction is Pink? one is where a number of elephants are shown. By clicking on each one to turn it pink you can ask the questions, What fraction of the elephants is pink? What is the percentage?
Graph Generator
This powerful (yet simple to use) application allows you to create any 4 quadrant graph, grid or isometric paper. This may then be printed out for classwork or used as a background when using an interactive whiteboard. Brilliant. This resource has been generously donated by eChalk Ltd.
Handling Data: Sorting and Grouping
Year 3 or 4 activities for re-capping handling data skills involving sorting and grouping according to mathematical properties.
Hundreds, Tens and Units
Visual Basic game using hundreds, tens and units blocks to make and read numbers, add and subtract. Various number limits from 10 to 999. Has been tested by Years 1 and 2 at Canterbury Cross Primary and approved by staff and children!Target Audience: Years 1 to 4 pupils
Interactive Number Grid
Flip between a 0 - 99, 0 - 100, multiplication or blank grid. The squares can be painted in the colour of your choice. Great for illustrating mental arithmetic techniques or how Eratosthenes' sieve works. This resource has been generously donated by eChalk Ltd.
Irregular Shapes
KS2 activity to recognise and name irregular shapes. File format: Softease TextEase This file will run in the program 'Easiteach' as well as 'Textease'. If you do not have either, then you can download the Textease viewer from the Textease website. (www.textease.co.uk). Instructions are included within the Zip file.
Line Graph
The interactive line graph from the DfES allows pupils to model different data sets in real time. The resource comes with some pre-set data such as temperature, journeys and heights.
Make Beliefs Comix
This is a free online tool for creating comic strips, which could be used by pupils to support a wide range of curriculum areas, especially literacy, EAL, community languages, communication skills-based learning and special education needs such as autism or emotional difficulties. Because the resource offers a choice of emotions which can be portrayed by the comic characters, a particularly relevant use could also for the development of emotional intelligence, behaviour and PSHE issues best represented by examples in contexts.
Math for Kids: Free online competition
Children can choose between ten levels and various kinds of mathematics exercises: 4 operations (additions, subtractions, multiplications, divisions), problem solving, measuring and metric system exercises, number guessing, ordering numbers, geometry... And all free! Champions' fastest times are published along with name of country (no individual names).
Maths Booster - Whack 'Em
This fun collection of booster activities have all been carefully chosen and designed as a result of the Athena research project which identified specific areas of maths development where pupils were under achieving. With thanks to Athena for all their work enabling this important resource to be developed.
Maths Toolkit
A selection of useful tools for whole class maths teaching on a whiteboard including a clock, number sequencer, tables tester, calculator, doubles, halves and hundred square.
Measures
This is a maths booster activity to help pupils consolidate their understanding of different measures. The units of measurement used in the activity are: litres, millilitres, kilometres, metres, centimetres, grams and kilograms.
Measuring Cylinder
This interactive measuring cylinder from the DfES allows all he flexibility of real-life experiments but with non of the mess!
Measuring Length
The intended audience for this activity is pupils in Year 2 or as a means of re-capping measuring skills in Year 3. File format: Softease TextEase. This file will run in the program 'Easiteach' as well as 'Textease'. If you do not have either then you can download the Textease viewer from the Textease website. (www.textease.co.uk) Instructions are included within the Zip file
Measuring Scales
This is an interactive set of scales from the DfES. Click on the weights to see the scales register.
Money
The intended audience for this activity on the theme of money is pupils in Year 1 or 2 or even a means of re-capping measuring skills in Year 3. File format: Softease TextEase This file will run in the program 'Easiteach' as well as 'Textease'. If you do not have either, then you can download the Textease viewer from the Textease website. (www.textease.co.uk) Instructions are included within the Zip file.
Moonlander Game
Use your thrusters to overcome the effects of gravity and bring the moonlander safely down to earth. This resource has been generously donated by eChalk Ltd.
Multiplication Grid
This interactive multiplication grid from the DfES allows pupils to explore and resolve multiplication facts up to two digit by 3 digit combinations.
North Yorkshire LEA Numeracy homepage
Northh Yorkshire Numeracy homepage. Includes planning and assessment documents, parental support guides, display ideas, links with ICT, ideas for mental oral starters and plenaries.
Number Bingo
Gordon's Flash Modules from the Coventry Numeracy Support Team.
Number Facts
Use this interactive resource from the DfES to explore number facts up to 20. Dragging and dropping the arrays allows pupils to explore and reinforce number bonds.
Number Grid
This fabulous resource from the DfES gives teachers and pupils a really flexible number grid from which to explore pattern and sequence.
Number Line
The interactive number line from the DfES allows teachers to change the intervals between numbers, set their own lines and extend between positive and negative numbers.
Number Recognition to 10
This activity develops number recognition up to 10.
Odd or Even?
A drag and drop activity at three levels of difficulty, the hardest being numbers up to 100. Move the numbers into the correct place on the Venn diagram.
Percentages
This activity is a series of short, simple demonstrations to show how pupils can work out percentages of money using different strategies.
Perimeter and Area Booster Activities
These activities are designed for Key Stage 2: Years 5 and 6 to support the Numeracy Strategy. They offer explanations and give practice in calculating the perimeter and area of rectangles and any compound shapes that are made up of rectangles.
Polygon
This excellent tool from the DfES allows users to create scaleable polygons up to 10 sides. A protractor and rule can also be overlaid to carry out virtual measurements.
Polygon Tool
A wonderful tool for investigating regular or irregular polygons. Use the virtual protractor to measure internal and external angles (the line extension function makes this easy). The polygon vertices can be dragged and snapped to your choice of background grid. This software is also ideal for exploring Pythagoras' theorem, triangles in general or the relationship between area and perimeter of shapes. This resource has been generously donated by eChalk Ltd.
Portsmouth School Improvement Service Numeracy Homepage
Home page of the Portsmouth LEA Numeracy team. Includes range of data analysis sheets, assessment and planning resources, policies, ITP's and teaching resources.
Problem Solving: Area and Perimeter with Money: pupils' version
Problem Solving: Area and Perimeter with Money: pupils' version belongs to the maths school booster 2007.
Problem Solving: Area and Perimeter with Money: teachers version
Problem Solving: Area and Perimeter with Money: teachers' version belongs to the maths school booster 2007.
Problem-solving with area and perimeter: pupils' version
Problem-solving with area and perimeter: pupils' version belongs to maths schools booster 2007
Problem-solving with area and perimeter: teachers version
Problem-solving with area and perimeter: teachers version belongs to 2007 maths booster
Problem-solving with money: pupils' version
This Problem-solving with money: pupils' version belongs to the maths school booster 2007.
Problem-solving with money: teachers version
Problem-solving with money: teachers version belongs to the maths school booster 2007.
Quality Curriculum Support Online
There are tons of free learning activities on this subscription-based website. It is also cross-referenced and offers a catalogue of websites covering all curriculum areas from Foundation to KS3. The website is also speech-enabled.
Ratio and proportion: pupils' version
The Ratio and proportion: pupils' version belongs to the maths school booster 2007.
Ratio and proportion: teachers version
Ratio and proportion: teachers version belongs to the maths school booster 2007.
Ruler
This interactive rule from the DfES allows you to measure straight lines or shapes which you can draw using the pencil tool.
School Booster 2010
This is the latest 2010 version of School Booster which now includes the latest resource: Miss Dee Vider! You can also find last year's Maths Booster, Magically Multiplying Tuckshop - both designed to make light work of two tricky maths topics - multiplication and division. Plus loads of maths booster resources, designed to make the trickiest maths topics easy for all Year 6 pupils!
Shapes
Shapes is an activity which supports the development and understanding of 2D and 3D shapes.
Simple Patterns
Simple shape and picture patterns for the children to complete. They will need to recognise colours too. There are worksheets to print with similar activities.
Sorting 2D Shapes
This is a simple sorting program from the DfES site. The screen shows three boxes labelled all right angles, some right angles, no right angles, and eight different shapes. The object is to classify the shapes according to their properties and place each in the correct box.
Stockton-on-Tees LEA Numeracy
Stockton's numeracy site. Contains classroom resources, planning ideas, resources for planning, data analysis, target setting, links to ITP's and support for assessment.
Subtracting with Money
This is a set of activities which will help pupils to work out and practise how to subtract using sums of money.
Symmetry
This interactive clickable grid from the DfES allows you to create and investigate and illustrate lines of symmetry and reflection.
Tangrams
Are you up to the tangram challenge in this shapes game from Channel 4.
TeacherLed.com for interactive whiteboard resources
This is a relatively new IWB resource web site created by a Birmingham maths teacher who has initially populated the site with some excllent maths resources. The resources are simple, effective activities which support a range of maths topics and it the site promises that other curriculum areas will be added with time.
Tell the Time
This live analogue clock from the DfES also includes a digital companion. The time can be advanced or retarded by incremental units from 1 minute to 1 hour.
Templates - An Interactive Whiteboard Resource
Open ended resources without content that can be used from Foundation to KS5. Titles: 10 linked pages, Blank Shopping, Cycle 4, Euro Shopping, Multiple Word Bank, One Word Bank, Presentation 6, Romans, Shopping Veg 2.
TES Teaching Resources
Over 89,000 free teaching resources uploaded, reviewed and rated by members of the teaching profession. Free access to downloadable teaching resources, lesson plans, classroom activities, revision guides, whiteboard resources and access to Teachers TV.
The Story of 1
The activity introduces pupils to the number 1 through a story. They will then learn how the number is formed and have a chance to recognise the number from a selection of others.
The Trainers Challenge
It's a Saturday, it's 9.00am and you've just got up - time to start shopping! You have £50 to spend on some new trainers and you've got just 8 hours in which to sort out the bus timetables, get to town, pay for your bus fares, buy your trainers and get back home.
Thermometer
This fully scaleable thermometer from the DfES can be used to read maximum, minimum, difference and change.
Time
This drag and drop activity, generously donated by Athena, encourages pupils to match the correct digital, analogue and text times to a set of clock faces. To make it full screen press the F11 key on your keyboard, press the key again to revert to your normal view.
Time
This is a set of activities which will help you work out and understand time. The games use AM and PM as well as digital and analogue clocks. They also show you how to use a 24 hour clock.
Timer
A huge timer for you to start and stop as you please. The time is given in Hours, minutes, seconds and hundredths of a second. Handy for timed tests, exams and activities. This resource has been generously donated by eChalk Ltd.
Toftwood Infant School Numeracy Page
Numeracy page of Toftwood Infant School has a wide range of maths related ICT activities, arranged in easy to use categories.
Two Less Than
The activity can be used for assessment or reinforcement of children's understanding of number sequence and 'counting back' from 20 in steps of 2. This is a useful introduction to the 2 times table and supports the development of subtraction skills.
Two More Than
The activity can be used for assessment or reinforcement of children's understanding of number sequence and 'counting on' to 20 in steps of 2. This is a useful introduction to the 2 times table and supports the development of addition skills.
Venn Diagram
This is a simple sorting program from the DfES. The screen shows a non-intersecting Venn diagram labelled triangles and other shapes, and ten 2D shapes, five of them triangles. The object is to place each shape in the correct section of the Venn diagram.
Virtual Dice
This resource contains a set of four 'virtual' dice with six, eight, ten and twelve sides. In additon, each die can be customised to give maximum flexibility.
Weigh It Up
This is a problem solving activity that can help to introduce pupils to algebra.
Whiteboard Tools (NNS)
This is a set of links to some highly interactive learning resources produced by the DfES to support mathematics.
worksheetgenius.com
A useful site - enriched by witty sayings on each web page - offering a great range of primary literacy and numeracy worksheets and aiming to reduce teacher workload.
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