This feature draws together tasks which give learners opportunities to reason for different purposes. Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? Can you create your own arrangement and investigate the number of circles it needs? I’m Eight Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: On Friday the magic plant was only 2 centimetres tall.

One of Thirty-six Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Growing Garlic Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Kimie and Sebastian were making sticks from interlocking cubes and lining them up. This big box adds something to any number that goes into it. Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? In this problem it is not the squares that jump, you do the jumping!

Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share.

Always, Sometimes or Never? Ben and his mum are planting garlic.

The Box Game Age 3 to 5 Adding and subtracting. Scroll down to see our complete collection of KS1 problems that require children to work systematically, or explore the two sub-collections focusing on important aspects of systematic working.

# Working Systematically at KS1 :

Help share out the biscuits the children have made. What could the half time scores have been in these Olympic hockey matches? What problfm you notice? Number Detective Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: Sell ks1 solves problem maths a profit. There are some families of seven people living in the town.

## Multiplication and Division KS1

What are the secret jumps they make with their counters? On the same day he sowed a bean in another pot.

Starting from the end sounds rather strange, but in fact can be a very useful problem-solving skill. Register for our mailing list.

These activities lend themselves to systematic working in the sense that it helps to have an ordered approach. Nricb the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land. Can you work out the domino pieces which would go in the middle in each case to complete the pattern of these eight sets of 3 dominoes? Continue the maths patterns.

Two Dice Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had. Shut the Box Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Make a chair and table out of interlocking cubes, making sure that the chair fits under the table! Can you lay out the pictures of the drinks in the way described by the clue cards? Unit Differences Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Work out the sequence problem complete. Caterpillars Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Domino Patterns Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Can you find a pair of numbers that has four odds between them?

Pairs of Legs Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Model and Solve Algebra Equations. Are You Well Balanced? Now try with a stick of 8 cubes and a stick of 6 cubes. Secret Number Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Can you explain why?

In this problem it is not the squares that jump, you do the jumping!