Primary numeracy

Introduction to 2D shapes
Introduction to 2D shapes

Introduce your pupils to circles, squares, rectangles and triangles with this painting activity.

Introduction to symmetry
Introduction to symmetry Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

A lovely resource where pupils must colour spots on the other side of a fold line in order to make a symmetric pattern.

Number line: basic addition
Number line: basic addition Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

A simple (but powerful) interactive tool to help your pupils get to grips with basic addition.

Multiplication tables: cloud click game
Multiplication tables: cloud click game

Play this beautiful game as often as you can and you'll soon know your times tables inside out. Answer the questions as fast as you can but try not to get any penalties. At the end of the game you will be shown your score and awarded a prize monster.

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Teaching time
Teaching time

Learn how to tell the time using these interactive, full-screen analogue and digital clocks.

Telling the time: quiz game
Telling the time: quiz game Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

At the top of the screen you will be shown a time in words. All you have to do is work out where the minute hand would be pointing and click on that number on the clock. For example if the time shown is 'quarter to five' you should click the number 'nine' on the clock. It's not as easy as you might think.

Polygon Tool
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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.

Introduction to enlargements
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Part one of a truly outstanding suite of three resources to help with the teaching of enlargements. This resource helps you introduce the basic concepts of enlargement and scale factors.

Drawing enlargements
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A lovely whole class resource which is ideal for use with the interactive whiteboard. Pupils are shown a shape which they must redraw at a given scale factor. They construct their shape using a flexible polygon which can then be compared to the correct enlargement. (worksheet)

Angle Estimator
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Everything you need to teach estimation and measurement of angles.

What is Pi?
What is Pi? Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

A beautiful animation that visually illustrates the definition of pi. This resource also contains a useful mnemonic to remember the first 8 digits of pi as well as a slide that displays the first 2000 digits of pi.

Parts of a circle
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This pairs game will teach you all the terminology you need to describe the geometry of a circle.

Introduction to fractions
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This open-ended resource allows you to create a fraction and display it in several ways (e.g. with cakes, sweets or lollipops). You can also set up simple problems by hiding the numerator and denominator and asking the class to work them out.

Recognising simple fractions: matching pairs game
Recognising simple fractions: matching pairs game Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

Improve your ability to recognise the picture equivalent of a fraction with this resource.

Equivalent fractions
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This open-ended resource allows you to create different visual representations of two fractions and display them side by side. By comparing the images pupils can decide whether the fractions are equivalent.

Ordering fractions
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This is a truly versatile whole-class resource. In this game you must drag fractions from the fraction bank and place them in the correct order on the fraction tower. You can test two fractions to see which is bigger by showing a visual representation of the fraction.

Improper and mixed fractions
Improper and mixed fractions Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

An open-ended tool to help you explore the relationship between improper and mixed fractions.

Chicken coop painter: comparing fractions
Chicken coop painter: comparing fractions

Use your knowledge of fractions to paint a chicken coop according to the hen's instructions! This clever game will teach your students to visualise and compare the value of different fractions.

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Simply-frying fractions: simplifying fractions
Simply-frying fractions: simplifying fractions

Help kung fu chicken in his quest to simplify fractions by finding the common factors of the numerator and denominator. You will need to be a black belt at finding highest common factors to get a good score.

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Bad egg: equivalent fractions
Bad egg: equivalent fractions

Smash the rotten egg by clicking on the fraction that is not equivalent to the others. By playing this game your students will develop a variety of mental strategies that help them to identify equivalent fractions.

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Rocket rooster: adding fractions
Rocket rooster: adding fractions

Improve your ability to add fractions as you choose the right set of rockets to fire Ernie into the nest. In this hilarious game there are fifty levels to complete and each one will help you get to grips with addition and multiplication of fractions.

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Chicken coop game: estimating fractions
Chicken coop game: estimating fractions Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

You will be shown a fraction and your job is to estimate the decimal equivalent by placing a nest on a number line. Our hens are mathematical experts and they will fire their eggs towards the correct answer. If your estimate is good the eggs will be caught in the nest but if you're too far out it all gets very messy.

Fraction Wall
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A tool to help your pupils visualise fractions. Ideal for teaching pupils how to identify equivalent fractions.

Fraction Blocks
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A tool to help your pupils visualise fractions. Ideal for teaching pupils addition and subtraction of fractions. Also useful for illustrating how to represent fractions in their simplest form.

Interactive Number Grids
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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.

Moonlander: place value game
Moonlander: place value game Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

Brush up on the concepts of place value and inter-planetary flight as you land your space craft on the moon pads in the correct order.

Hundreds, tens and units
Hundreds, tens and units Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

An interactive and highly visual resource to help entrench the concept of units.

Angles in a triangle
Angles in a triangle Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

An animation that shows clearly and simply how the angles in a triangle add up to 180 degrees.

Moonlander: algebra game
Moonlander: algebra game Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

Use your knowledge of algebra and inter-planetary flight to gently land your spaceship on the moon pads in the correct order.

Algebra bounce quiz: Highest value
Algebra bounce quiz: Highest value Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

A high energy quiz that requires coordination as well as knowledge. Pupils are given a number and must choose the expression that would give the highest value. This resource includes a printable worksheet. (worksheet)

Algebra bounce quiz: Solve the equation
Algebra bounce quiz: Solve the equation Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

Students are shown an equation and must choose a solution from several numbers bouncing around the screen. This resource includes a printable worksheet. (worksheet)

Place the coordinates
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Use this application to practise finding a point on a grid. Choose between a positive quadrant grid or all four quadrants. This resource also contains a positive quadrant worksheet, a four quadrant worksheet and a set of blank grids for generic exercises.

Coordinate words
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Before you start plotting functions why not use this ten minute starter activity to test how well your pupils are able to place and read coordinates.

Create your own pie chart
Create your own pie chart

A versatile resource that allows you to create your own pie chart in seconds. This powerful application has a host of features including a protractor and the ability to view your graph in 3D.

Paint a pie chart : methods of getting to school
Paint a pie chart : methods of getting to school Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

Learn how to interpret pie charts with this interactive resource.

Paint a pie chart : world energy usage
Paint a pie chart : world energy usage Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

Learn how to interpret pie charts with this interactive resource.

Carroll diagrams

Graph Generator
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.

Venn diagrams
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A gentle introduction to factors and multiples and the notion of 'less than' and 'greater than'.

More Venn diagrams
More Venn diagrams Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

Brush up on factors, multiples and prime numbers with this selection of Venn diagram activities. This resource also contains a printable worksheet. (worksheet)

Drawing bearings
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This resource includes a teacher tool and a student-led game to teach pupils to accurately draw, measure and estimate a three figure bearing. Ideal for interactive whiteboards or tablets!

Estimating bearings
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This resource includes a teacher tool and a student-led game to teach pupils to accurately estimate a three figure bearing. Ideal for interactive whiteboards or tablets!

Estimation: How tall is a giant?
Estimation: How tall is a giant? Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

Could you estimate the height of a giant if you knew how long his arm was? In this activity you must estimate the height of three giants based on the length of different body parts.

Less eggstreme maths
Less eggstreme maths

In this investigation you must discover a method to find all the different ways that eggs can be packed in an egg box. If your pupils find this one easy they can move onto 'Eggstreme maths' for a more in-depth study.

Eggstreme maths
Eggstreme maths

An in-depth investigation in which you must find the number ways in which eggs can be packed in different sized egg boxes. When you've found all the combinations a surprising result is revealed which allows you to predict the number of permutations for any sized egg box and any number of eggs.

General resources

Class scoreboard
Class scoreboard

If you're playing a game or a quiz and you need to keep score for several teams then this is the tool for you. Choose between a number of themes: 'Alien abduction', 'In your face' and 'Snail race'.

Timer
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A new improved timer that now includes a countdown timer as well as a standard timer. Some of the alarm sounds are not for those of sensitive disposition. The time is given in Hours, minutes, seconds and hundredths of a second. Handy for timed tests, exams and activities.

Class minder
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A digital assistant that keeps an eye on your class on those rare occasions when you have to pop out.

The ultimate reaction test
The ultimate reaction test Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

An addictive reaction test with loads of uses for practical work. Find out your reaction speed and whether it changes when you're tired, hungry or buzzing on coffee.

Simon
Simon

This classic memory game has been converted for use on an interactive whiteboard.

Tweeting birds memory game
Tweeting birds memory game

A quaint version of the classic memory game 'Simon'.

Blobtastic birthday greetings
Blobtastic birthday greetings

Make a fuss of your students on their birthday. This app allows you to create a personalised message for your students while our lovable blobs sing happy birthday.