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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 More Multiplication and Division - Year 6 Maths Planning and Resources

    More Multiplication and Division

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    Using the fun theme of going on holiday, this ‘More Multiplication and Division’ scheme of work will challenge your class to use short and long mul...

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  • PlanBee Let's Calculate - Year 5 Problem-solving Plans and Resources PlanBee

    Let's Calculate

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    This Year 5 Maths scheme of work will give your class the chance to consolidate their understanding of the four operations and help them to use eac...

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  • PlanBee What's the answer? Year 2 word problems | PlanBee

    What's the Answer?

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    Challenge children to apply their knowledge of all four operations to solve a variety of problems with these Year 2 word problems and problem-solvi...

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  • PlanBee Proportion Problems: Year 4 fractions problem solving

    Proportion Problems

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    Challenge children to become fraction problem-solving experts! Identify equivalent fractions, add and subtract fractions and round decimals to sign...

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  • PlanBee Multiplication Problems: problem-solving and word problems – Year 3

    Multiplication Problems

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    Multiplication Problems for Year 3 is all about problem-solving and developing methods for multiplying. It includes a detailed teaching inputs and ...

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  • PlanBee Let's Solve Place Value Problems: Year 2 Maths scheme of work

    Let's solve place value problems

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    This Year 2 'Let's solve place value problems' scheme of work is a great way to familiarise your class with numbers to one hundred. By the end of t...

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  • PlanBee Let's Solve Problems: problem-solving Year 2 Maths

    Let’s Solve Problems

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    Use a variety of addition and subtraction methods to solve problems and check calculations.   #TheCompleteSeries5lessons This Year 2 problem-solvin...

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  • PlanBee Solving Data Problems Year 6 Statistics by PlanBee

    Solving Data Problems

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    Get technical with your class as they learn how to read, interpret and construct a variety of charts and graphs. This ‘Solving Data Problems’ schem...

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  • PlanBee Let’s solve missing number problems - Year 1 KS1 Maths plans

    Let's Solve Missing Number Problems

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    This Year 1 'Let's solve missing number problems!' scheme of work includes engaging activities with which children can improve their addition and s...

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  • 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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    The BFG Brain Teasers

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    This BFG Brain Teasers slide show is FREE to download! Challenge your children to use their literacy and maths skills to solve the different puzzle...

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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

    FREE

    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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  • Free Viking Riddles and Brain Teasers by PlanBee

    Vikings Brain Teasers

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    FREE to download, these Viking Riddles and Brain Teasers challenge your UKS2 children to use their literacy, maths and memory skills to solve a ran...

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    Space Brain Teasers

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    Download this FREE Space Brain Teasers slide show and challenge your UKS2 children to solve the problems and puzzles using their numeracy, literacy...

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    Countries of the World Brain Teasers

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    Download this FREE Countries of the World Brain Teasers slide show and challenge your children to use their literacy, maths and memory skills to so...

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    Extreme Earth Brain Teasers

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    Download this set of FREE Extreme Earth Brain Teasers and challenge your children to solve a range of fun problems and puzzles with a geography the...

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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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    UKS2 Brain Teasers Pack

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    Challenge your Year 5 and Year 6 children to apply their maths and literacy skills to solve a range of fun puzzles and problems using this UKS2 Bra...

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  • PlanBee Pet code breaker puzzle KS1 resource by PlanBee

    Pet Code Breaker Puzzle

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    Download this Pet Code Breaker Puzzle for KS1 and challenge your class to engage their problem solving skills. Your class will need to match animal...

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  • PlanBee Free Animals of the World Brain Teasers by PlanBee

    Animals of the World Brain Teasers

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    Challenge your Year 5 and Year 6 children to use their maths and literacy skills to solve this fun, animal-themed set of puzzles and problems! If y...

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    Under the Sea Brain Teasers

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    Download this FREE Under the Sea Brain Teasers slide show and challenge your children to solve the puzzles and problems using their numeracy, liter...

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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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    Chocolate Brain Teasers

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    Free to download, these fun Chocolate Brain Teasers will challenge your children to use their literacy and maths skills to solve a range of problem...

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  • Free Victorian Quiz Brain Teaser Presentation by PlanBee

    Victorians Brain Teasers

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    Download this set of Victorian Brain Teasers and get your children using their literacy and maths skills to solve a range of problems and puzzles! ...

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  • PlanBee Rainforest Brain Teasers | PlanBee FreeBees

    Rainforest Brain Teasers

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    Try these Rainforest themed Brain Teasers that target Literacy, Maths and problem-solving skills for years 3/4. They are a perfect time filler or a...

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  • PlanBee Free printable Halloween Sudoku by PlanBee

    Halloween Sudoku

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    Challenge your class with these Halloween Sudoku puzzles! They are a fun Halloween-themed way to developing problem-solving skills.

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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.