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Problem Solving

Problem-solving lessons offer the perfect opportunity for your class to use and apply their knowledge and understanding of different mathematical concepts. Logic or skills-based lessons help your children become fluent, reason mathematically and become able to solve problems creatively. 

Our problem-solving resources are ready-to-use to provide your class with age-appropriate and sometimes themed opportunities to develop their mathematical mastery skills. 

  • PlanBee Year 4 Maths Conundrum Coin Challenge | Free PlanBee Lesson

    FREE Sample Lesson: Coin Conundrum

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    Is your class ready to solve a coin conundrum? In this fun, engaging lesson, children will learn how to use their reasoning skills to solve puzzles...

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  • Free Roman Numerals Equations | PlanBee Printables

    Roman Numerals Finishing Equations

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    Download these free, fun puzzles to challenge your children's knowledge and understanding of Roman numerals! Check out our other Roman numerals KS2...

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  • PlanBee Make a Square! Multiplication Game | Free KS2 Maths Puzzle

    Make a Square! Multiplication Game

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    Download a FREE differentiated maths puzzle to help your class practise their multiplication skills! For more times table resources check out our f...

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  • Stone Age Caveman Number Conundrum Puzzle by PlanBee

    Stone Age Caveman Conundrum Number Puzzle

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    Challenge your children to solve this Stone Age Caveman Conundrum Number Puzzle! Requiring only simply addition skills, this puzzle will test their...

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  • KS2 Roman Numeral Sudoku Puzzle by PlanBee

    KS2 Roman Numeral Sudoku Puzzle

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    Challenge your KS2 class to solve this sudoku puzzle... using Roman numerals! Take a look at our other Roman numerals KS2 resources, including a se...

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  • PlanBee Position and Direction Games KS1 Free by PlanBee

    Position Games and Puzzles

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    These free downloadable Position and Direction Games for KS1 are a good way to encourage your children to read and follow positional language.

  • PlanBee FREE Maths Puzzle for KS2 by PlanBee

    Maths Puzzle KS2

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    Use this Maths Puzzle for KS2 to challenge your children to use their reasoning skills to find the answers using the information already given. Are...

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  • PlanBee Big Numbers Puzzle | Free KS2 Maths Puzzle

    Big Numbers Puzzle

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    Use this puzzle to help your class practise reading, writing and comparing large numbers with up to eight digits! You might also want to check out ...

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    Missing Operation Puzzle

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    Challenge your class to identify whether an add, subtract, divide or multiply symbol is needed with this free Missing Operation Puzzle!

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    Maths Picture Puzzle

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    Instantly download and print this FREE Maths Picture Puzzle and challenge your class to find the answers!

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    Futoshiki KS2 Maths Puzzles

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    Download these FREE Futoshiki KS2 Maths Puzzles and challenge your children to use their reasoning skills to solve them! You might want to take a l...

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  • PlanBee Target Maths Year 6 Target Number Challenge Lesson | PlanBee

    FREE Sample Lesson: Target Number Challenge

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    This one-off Maths lesson is a great way of helping your class use what they know about number and calculations to solve problems. They will be giv...

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  • PlanBee Missing Numbers KS1 FREE Year 1 Maths Scheme by PlanBee

    FREE Sample Lesson: Let's Find Missing Numbers

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    Is your class ready to solve missing number sequences and find missing numbers? In this free engaging lesson, children will practise ordering numbe...

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  • PlanBee Easter Number Challenge | PlanBee Free Maths Resource

    Easter Number Challenge

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    Download these free Easter themed number challenge resources and get your children developing their number and problem solving skills. Need more Ea...

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    Problem Solving Sheet

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    Download this handy problem-solving sheet to help guide your children when deciding how to tackle a problem. Looking for ready-to-teach Maths resou...

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Problem-solving lessons offer the perfect opportunity for your class to use and apply their knowledge and understanding of different mathematical concepts. Logic or skills-based lessons help your children become fluent, reason mathematically and become able to solve problems creatively. 

Our problem-solving resources are ready-to-use to provide your class with age-appropriate and sometimes themed opportunities to develop their mathematical mastery skills.