Maths Without Limits
Opening Young Minds to Endless Possibilities
Age 6

Below you will find a list of activities that may be suitable for this age group. Please remember, however, that a child’s ability to engage with any activity will depend more on their prior experience and understanding than on their chronological age. Please, therefore, also browse the activities for adjacent age groups.

###### Make it Fair

Raid the games cupboard for hoops and bean bags and you are all set for this engaging talking activity. Children are determined to make it fair and in so doing explore the concepts of odd and even,...

###### How Many Fingers?

I wonder how many fingers we have here?  Just 10? But you have ten, Jamie has ten, Sophie has ten…  A lively and engaging talking investigation exploring counting in 10s and 20s beyond 100.

###### Tap Say Turn Number Bonds

Play this simple game to develop rapid recall of the story of ten (6+4=10 etc), the doubles (7+7=14 etc) and the teens facts (10+3=13 etc). Play it in class, with pupils all working individually,...

###### Wake Up Chum

A hilarious activity which helps consolidate the concept of place value. Practise counting up and down in 1s, 2s and 10s with the help of the caterpillar and the frog.   Particularly helpful for...