This teaching resource, compatible with iPad and Android tablets, provides a chance to practise completing additions where one of the numbers to add is missing. Drag the tiles on the right to fill in the blank space. A correct answer results in the addition disappearing. An incorrect answer leaves the addition there but also adds […]

# Category: Number

## Add Up

This teaching and learning resource takes the form of a game compatible with iPad, Android and desktop computers. It will also work on phones although small screens may not be suitable for the size of the tiles. The game starts as soon as the player touches the tiles. The challenge is to select a group […]

## Column Addition 3 Digits

This interactive teaching resource is for demonstration purposes. Using it teachers can show a vast number of examples easily and clearly. Generate a new question and then tap the answer tiles to increase by one. Below the main section is a smaller set of tiles that show exactly what is happening – whether you are […]

## Lock Down

A magic square maths variation on the sliding puzzle used in the Letter Blocks resource. Use this on an IWB, computer, iPad or Android device to take up the challenge of making each row, column and the two diagonal lines add up to 12. The catch is that one of the numbers cannot move and […]

## Nine Digits

A mathematical based puzzle for IWB, iPad and Android that requires some careful numeracy thinking and some informed trial and error. When the resource opens you will see that both multiplication calculations give the same result of 3634. The highest number that can be the answer for both calculations using each of the nine digits […]

## Magic Star

This teaching resource is compatible with PCs and tablets both Android and iPad and phones too. It is a math/logic puzzle taken from this book. It is easy to understand, uses only simple addition, but is challenging to solve. It is useful for mixed ability groups as the whole class will be able to grasp […]

## Sum Squares

This resource was inspired by the Puzzle of the Month in the always informative newsletter by Andrew Jeffrey, also on twitter as @AJMagicMessage. The challenge is to arrange the numbers 1 to 15 so that each adjacent pair, when added together, result in a square number. This puzzle is particularly nice in that it doesn’t need […]