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.
Cycling Timing Challenge Video
Two cycling-mad schoolchildren are taken on a tour of the National Cycling Centre in Manchester. They meet world individual pursuit champion Sarah Storey, and are set a maths challenge related to cycling.
Traditional frog jumping puzzle. Can you swap the green and blue fogs over? How few moves does it take? What if the number of frogs were to change?
Imagine that you're walking along the beach, a rather nice sandy beach with just a few small pebbles in little groups here and there. You start off by collecting just four pebbles and you place them on the sand in the form of a square. The area inside is of course just 1 square something, maybe 1 square metre, 1 square foot, 1 square finger ... whatever.
Problem Solving Task Cards Printable
This resource contains an example of a four-step approach for a problem solving strategy and task cards split into levels. Aimed at Year six pupils. Registration required.
Properties Of Numbers Quiz
By the time they reach Year 5, the third year in KS2, children should be familiar with certain properties of numbers which they have come across in their Maths lessons. They should, for example, know the difference between multiples and factors and should also know what square numbers are. Play this quiz for 9-10 year olds and see what you have remembered.
Word Problems Interactive
Maths word problem generator. Select difficulty and number of questions, check your answers and see how you are doing with the % indicator.