KS2 Maths Games and Resources

Mathsframe has more than 165 free interactive maths games. All resources are designed, by an experienced KS2 teacher, to help children to visualise numbers, patterns and numerical relationships and to develop their mathematical thinking. New games are added most weeks.

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Browse by Primary Framework Objective

`Find interactive resources quickly and easily, organised by Primary Framework objective.

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Latest Resources (updated 11th June 2013)

11th June 2013 - Give the probability of an event on a number spinner, or compare the probabilty of an event on two different number spinners and say which is more likely.

30th May 2013 - I have updated the Number Facts - Beat the Clock game. You can now choose multiple objectives, or objectives grouped by national curriculum level. A very versatile game.

22nd May 2013 - I have updated the column subtraction game and shall be adding some new levels shortly.

11th May 2013 - I have now updated all 4 of my time games so that they all include a scoreboard.

8th May 2013 - I have updated my telling the time game to include a scoreboard, so you can track progress over time.

30th April 2013 -Drag the missing symbols to the correct position to make the number sentence correct.

19th April 2013 - Convert improper fractions to mixed numbers

15th April 2013 - The iPad version of placing numbers on a number line is now available.

2nd April 2013 - Express a quantity as a percentage of another choose number, word or shape problems.

26th March 2013 - I have redesigned an existing game - placing numbers on a number line - which will be available as an ipad app soon

23rd March 2013 - Use beadstrings and a number line to explore the difference between 2-digit numbers

6th March 2013 - Answer word problems involving ratio and scaling numbers using multiplication and division.

24th February 2013 - Added another new calculator game - use brackets to order operations

21st February 2013 - Added a new game - find fractions of numbers using a calculator. I also added a new category for all my new calculator games

19th February 2013 - Answer division word problems using a calculator and decide whether the answer needs to be rounded up or down depending on the context of the question.

6th February 2013 - Using a calculator - finding change can be used to demonstrate to children how to use a calculator as it records all the calculations as the keys are pressed.

17th January 2013 - I am really proud of this new game - 'Coordinates - reasoning about position and shape' - I think it will work well for developing children's thinking about shape and position.

6th January 2013 - I have added 2 free ipad apps for sorting numbers on Carroll and Venn diagrams.

1st January 2013 - There are now 7 ipad apps available. I shall be adding more in the next couple of weeks.

30th November 2012 - Find percentages of numbers and money.

21st November 2012 - Find a number when given a fraction of that number.

16th November 2012 - Use a fraction bar to help to visualise fractions of numbers

3rd November 2012 - Shade a fraction of an amount.

29th October 2012 - Identify the errors on a Carroll diagram used to sort numbers.

28th October 2012 - Identify the errors on a Venn diagram used to sort numbers.

23th October 2012 - 2d shapes on a Carroll diagram with missing labels.

19th October 2012 - Order the fractions decimals and percentages.

17th October 2012 - Drag the labels to the correct position on a Carroll Diagram. Great for reasoning about numbers and their properties.

13th October 2012 - Drag the digit cards to make the decimal closest in value to a given number.

11th October 2012 - Added a new game which encourages lots of thinking about place value.

4th October 2012 -  Compare fractions with other fractions, decimals or percentages

2nd October 2012 -  Children are given a range of coins and have to work out how much more money is needed to make a given amount. A number line is shown to support their thinking.

30th September 2012 -  Drag the digit card to make the equivalent fractions

19th September 2012 -  Added a new game which represents multiplication using an array and a number line

18th September 2012 - Solve 2 step problems using pie charts.

16th September 2012 - Interpret Pie Charts and answer word problems.

6th September 2012 - Adding Money - Digit Drag a challenging game in which you need to drag the digit cards to make a given amount of money

2nd September 2012 - Read the scales on measuring cylinders and answer a variety of word problems.

23rd August 2012 - Addition - Digit Drag  and Adding Decimals - Digit Drag in which you must drag the digits to make a given sum.

11th August 2012 - Read a variety of numbered and partially numbered scales. Measure mass, capacity and temperature.

9th August 2012 - Added an activity to help children to visualise number bonds using base ten blocks and a number line.

1st August 2012 - Recognise and continue sequences involving fractions, colours and shapes

19th July 2012 - Recognise and continue sequences involving colour, shape and numbers.

11th July 2012 - Match fractions, decimals and percentages.

6th July 2012 -Find the start time for a given time interval.

28th June 2012 -Adding Time - Word Problems. Read the time on either an analogue or digital clock and then answer a word problem involving adding a given time.

16th June 2012 - Tell the time in words using language such as 'half past' and 'quarter to'.

14th June 2012 - Read the time on an analogue clock. Lots of choice over levels, including: reading time to the nearest hour, half hour, quarter hour, five minutes or minute. Telling the Time.

5th June 2012 - Added 'Sorting 3D shapes on a Venn Diagram'. Sort the 3D shapes according to their properties, such as prisms, pyramids, number of vertices, edges or faces.

4th June 2012 - Added 'Sorting 3D shapes on a Carroll Diagram'. Sort the 3D shapes according to their properties, such as prisms, pyramids, number of vertices, edges or faces.

10th May 2012 - Added 'Add and Subtract on a Number Line' in which near multiples are added and subtracted on a number line

11th March 2012 - Added 'Adding Several Numbers' in which you must find 3 or 4 numbers that will add to make a given total.

25th February 2012 - Added 'Balancing Calculations' in which you have to find the missing number in a calculation to make the scales balance. Great for exploring the role of the = sign. I have tried to include all Primary Framework mental maths objectives. I shall be adding a few more levels in the coming weeks.

2nd February 2012 - Added two resources to help teach division by chunking. 'Division by chunking down' can be used to explore division as repeated subtraction and 'Division by chunking up' as repeated addition.

15th January 2012 - Added 'Balance scales - add, move or remove a weight' a great starter activity which requires that you balance the scales by either adding a weight, moving a weight from one pan to another, or by removing a weight. Involves lots of problem solving skills and mental addition and subtraction strategies.

12th January 2012 - Added 'Different ways to pay' in which you explore different ways to make the same amount of money using draggable coins.

1st January 2012 - Added 'Difference using an unmarked number line' a game in which you find the difference between two numbers by adding numbers to a balance scale. Children must find the most efficient method (adding the fewest possible numbers). The numbers are represented on a balance scale and by jumps on an unmarked / empty number line.

29th December 2011 - Added 'Difference using a marked number line' a game in which you find the difference between two numbers by adding numbers to a balance scale. These numbers appear as jumps on a marked number line.

22nd December 2011 - Added 'Fixed number of coins' in which children have to make a set amount of money using a fixed number of coins.

20th December 2011 - Added 'Balancing Scales - g and kg' a game which can be used to teach addition, subtraction, partitioning and mass, as well as developing an understanding of the equals sign.

16th December 2011 - Added 'Fewest Coins'. Drag and drop coins to make a given amount using the fewest possible number of coins.

15th December 2011 - Added 'Balancing Scales - converting between g and kg' a game which develops an understanding of the relationship between grams and kilograms using a balancing scale.

19th November 2011 - Added two new games which involve sorting numbers on Venn and Carroll diagrams.

15th November 2011 - Added a new game which involves sorting shapes on a Venn diagram.

14th November 2011 - Added a new game which involves sorting shapes on a Carroll diagram.  New games involving balancing weights will be coming shortly too.

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Interactive resources to support the teaching of addition and subtraction.

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Multiplication and Division

Resources to support the teaching of multiplication and division.

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A variety of resources involving positioning numbers on number lines, and comapring numbers, fractions and decimals.

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Partitioning and Place Value

Resources to support the teaching of partitioning and place value objectives.

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Word Problems

Resources to teach the skills required to answer word problems in a variety of real life contexts.

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Using a Calculator

Use a calculator to solve problems. Each step input into the calculator is recorded and displayed. This makes these games ideal for sharing with your class on an interactive whiteboard, or for children to use independently as they can trace and correct any errors they make.

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Fractions Decimals and Percentages

Interactive maths games to teach fractions, decimals and percentages.

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Measuring and Time

A variety of interactive games and activities to teach measuring and measurements, including mass, capacity, time and temperature.

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Shape and Space

Interactive maths games to help teach shape and space. Includes 2d and 3d shapes, coordinates, area and perimeter.

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Data Handling

Interactive maths games to help teach data handling.

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Money

Interactive maths games to support the teaching of money. A variety of international currencies are available.

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Sorting and Classifying

A variety of interactive Carroll and Venn diagrams which are used to sort shapes and numbers according to their properties.

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Browse by US Common Core Standards

I am in the process of organising my interactive resources by the US common core standards. Hopefully this will make resources easier to find for American teachers.

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Most Popular

The 20 most popular maths resources last month (April 2013).

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Designed around the Primary Framework

Each of our activities contains a number of carefully differentiated levels. Teachers are able to select the level that matches their learning objective, and the abilities of their class. All activities are designed by an experienced primary school teacher to cover objectives from the Primary Framework.

Ideal for 'Mental and Oral Starters'

Mathsframe has a number of KS2 maths games and resources that are ideal as mental and oral starters. Each activity is linked to an objective on the Primary Framework so it is really easy to find a resource that supports your teaching objectives. Each activity is clear and simple to use and is instantly accessible to a whole class when using an interactive whiteboard.

Full access to all Mathsframe resources for a single user costs just £10 per year (approx. US \$15). Access for all the children and teachers in your school costs just £50 per year. Sign up and you will have instant access to our wide range of maths resources, both at home and in school.

Testimonials

"My class love your resources. Thanks" - GL, Year 5 teacher, Stafford, UK.

"There is such a wide range of activities. We use your site several times a week" - HL, teacher, Brisbane, Australia

"A great way to start a math lesson" MG, teacher, Florida, USA

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