Interactive maths: Number skills

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By John DabellYear 6 teacher and maths coordinator at Forest Fields Primary and Nursery School

Boost number confidence with some entertaining maths games

Know your numbers - interactive game

Games can be used to further mathematical understanding in lots of ways. They can build basic maths skills, engage learners with different learning styles, hone problem-solving skills, develop coordination, memory and communication skills, and help children to see maths beyond a simple activity sheet.

‘Rows and columns’ and Know your numbers aim to help children practise using all four number operations as well as focus on number properties.


1. Rows and columns

Aims: Practise addition, subtraction, multiplication and division skills.

Players: This game is for two players/teams.

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