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.

• 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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• 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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• 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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• 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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• 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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• 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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• 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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• 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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• 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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• 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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• 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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• 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 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

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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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• 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.

• 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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• 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!

• Maths Picture Puzzle

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

• 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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• 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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• 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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• 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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• 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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• 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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• 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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• 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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• 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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• 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.

• 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.