Problem Solving KS2 Maths. Have fun solving these Maths problems. Great activities to use Maths problem solving skills in real life scenarios. Links to a selection of printable and interactive Maths resources, great for ks2, ages 8-11 years.
Calculator Chaos Interactive
Poor Justin! He broke his calculator just before a big test. Can you help Justin make the target number using only the buttons that are left on his calculator? There are four levels of difficulty in this game. You'll have to be very clever to solve this number puzzle.
How To Partition A Number Video
Find out how partitioning a number can help you solve tricky maths problems.
Order Of Operations Video
Find out how the order of operations shows you which bit of a calculation to do first.
Problem Solving With Tables Interactive
Interactive multiplication and division practice using real life scenarios, uses all tables to 10x, 2x table and 2,5,and 10x tables. Also includes printable question sheets with answers.
Rowing Timing Challenge Video
Two rowing-mad schoolchildren are taken to Bisham Abbey. They meet Olympic sculler Anna Watkins, and are set a maths challenge related to rowing. The stroke rate is the number of times a rower pulls their oar in a minute. The challenge is to estimate the rowers’ stroke rate from watching 20 seconds of a race. Having completed the challenge, the two children are presented with medals by Anna.
Who Can Do The Maths Interactive
Read the problem, listen to the explanations of how to solve it then decide whether Jake, Astro or neither of them have the correct strategy. Problems cover: perimeter, fraction of a number, probability, area/perimeter, comparing fractions, sale price, remainders, fraction of a number, order of operations, area of a circle, counting principle, proportional reasoning.