Problem Solving

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

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5 - 11
The Reasoning Pack

The Reasoning Pack

Help your children to improve their reasoning and problem solving skills with our collection of classroom activity resources.
5 - 16
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!
7 - 11
Magic Squares

Magic Squares

A collection of PDFs which prompt children to look carefully at the properties of magic squares.
5 - 11

Ice Cream Investigation

A Maths investigation which involves working out different combinations of ice cream flavours.
7 - 11
Multi-Step Problems

Multi-Step Problems

A set of Maths problems using stadium sizes, locations and approximate distance from England's training camp.
5 - 11
Easter Egg Challenge

Easter Egg Challenge

Challenge your children to decorate these Easter eggs using this printable activity sheet.
7 - 11
Magic Squares

Magic Squares

Can your children complete these magic squares?
7 - 11
Subtraction Secret Trails

Subtraction Secret Trails

Five secret trails challenges aimed at different levels of ability.
7 - 11

Christmas Word Problems

A collection of Christmas-themed Maths word problems!
7 - 11
Writing Number Sentences

Writing Number Sentences

A set of three differentiated worksheets, requiring children to write problems based around given sums. 
7 - 11
Magic Squares Resources

Magic Squares Resources

A poster to teach pupils how magic squares work. Also includes four sets of magic squares activity sheets, for different levels of ability.
11 - 16

Serious Series

A problem which involves separating two jumbled series of numbers. 
7 - 11

Decimal Word Problems

A set of word problems linked to decimals.
11 - 16

Eleventyone

Travel along the right path and multiply the numbers along the way!
11 - 16

Maxi-Sum

A challenging activity which requires you to find the greatest total from numbers in a grid.