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A popular collection of maths problems and challenges for use in primary and secondary classrooms.

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Christmas Tree Triangles Puzzles

Christmas Tree Triangles Puzzles

Challenge your children to count how many triangles they can find in these three Christmas tree puzzle pictures!
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Magic Squares

Magic Squares

A collection of PDFs which prompt children to look carefully at the properties of magic squares.
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Multi-Step Problems

Multi-Step Problems

A set of Maths problems using stadium sizes, locations and approximate distance from England's training camp.
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Ice Cream Investigation

A Maths investigation which involves working out different combinations of ice cream flavours.
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Easter Egg Challenge

Easter Egg Challenge

Challenge your children to decorate these Easter eggs using this printable activity sheet.
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Solving Problems - Measures

Solving Problems - Measures

A set of three differentiated worksheets, based around solving problems with measures. 
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General Maths Word Problems

A variety of word problems to explore with the children in your class!
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Heapersix

Will your pupils be able to make their own number puzzles like these ones?
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Number Challenge

An investigation requiring children to use numbers in a variety of ways to find other numbers. 
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One Spare

Work out the answers to each sum and then see which digit is the 'One Spare'.
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Solving Problems - Money

Solving Problems - Money

A set of three differentiated worksheets based around solving problems with money.
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Toffee Tin Investigation

A challenging Maths investigation, originally designed use with Year 6.
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Inverse Problems

Pages that deal with how to check answers by using the inverse.
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Problem Solving Recording / Analysis Grid

An excellent way to record working out when doing word problems. 
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Solving Problems - Numbers

Solving Problems - Numbers

A set of three differentiated worksheets, based around solving problems with numbers.