# Sample Primary Maths Games

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## Year 1 Games

Addition to 10 using pictures

- Use "add"
- Use "add to"
- Use "plus"
- Use the "+" sign
- Use "sum of"
- Use "total"

Addition to 10 using a number line

- Use "add"
- Use "add to"
- Use "plus"
- Use the "+" sign
- Use "sum of"
- Use "total"
- Use symbols for unknown numbers

Know by heart addition facts

- Know addition facts to 5
- Begin to know addition facts to 10
- How many more to make 8?
- Pairs of numbers which make 8
- How many more to make 10?
- Pairs of numbers which make 10

Recognise addition can be done in any order

- Know addition can be done in any order (1)
- Know addition can be done in any order (2)
- Add 3 numbers (using pictures to count)
- Add 3 numbers (using a number line)

Apply addition strategies

- Complete addition questions up to 10 (1)
- Complete addition questions up to 10 (2)
- Add 9
- Addition: crossing 10 with a number line (1)
- Addition: crossing 10 with a number line (2)
- Addition: crossing 10 with a number line (3)
- Add a single digit to a teen
- Add a single digit to a teen (crossing 20)

More addition strategies

- Add a single digit to 10 with a number line
- Add a single digit to 20 with a number line
- Add a single digit to 10
- Find the number to make 10 with pictures
- Find the number to make 10 with a number line
- 3 numbers to make up to 12
- Choose 3 numbers to add

Subtraction by counting on using pictures

- Use "take away"
- Use "take from"
- Use "subtract"
- Use "subtract from"
- Use "less than"
- Use "difference"

Subtraction by counting on using number lines

- Use "take away"
- Use "take from"
- Use "subtract"
- Use "subtract from"
- Use "less than"
- Use "difference"
- Use "how many more??"
- Use "how many less??"
- Take away with numbers up to 5

Know by heart subtraction facts

- Subtract with numbers up to 5 (timed)
- Complete subtraction number sentences (1)
- Complete subtraction number sentences (2)

Apply subtraction strategies

- Complete subtraction sentences up to 10 (1)
- Complete subtraction sentences up to 10 (2)
- Subtract a single digit from 10
- Subtract a single digit from a teen
- Subtract a single digit from 20
- Subtract whole tens
- Subtract a multiple of 10 from a 2-digit number

Double and halve numbers

- Double small numbers
- Halve small numbers
- Add by identifying near doubles

Understand multiplication

- Combine groups of 2
- Understand "two lots of"
- Combine groups of 5
- Combine groups of 10

Sharing into equal groups

- Share into 2 equal groups

## Year 2 Games

Revise addition by counting on

- Use the word "add" with pictures
- Using the words "add to" with pictures
- Using the word "plus" with pictures
- Using the "+" sign with pictures
- Using the words "sum of" with pictures
- Using the word "total" with pictures

Revise addition using a number line

- Using the word "add" with a number line
- Using the words "add to" with a number line
- Using the word "plus" with a number line
- Using the "+" sign with a number line
- Using the words "sum of" with a number line
- Using the word "total" with a number line
- Use symbols to stand for unknown numbers

Know by heart addition facts

- Know number facts to 10
- Pairs of numbers which make 20
- Pairs of tens which total 100 (pence)
- Pairs of tens which total 100
- Add 9 to a 2-digit number
- Add a single digit to a 2-digit number
- Add a single digit to a multiple of 100
- Add a 2-digit number to a multiple of 10

Addition can be done in any order

- Re-arrange sums
- Adding lists - look for pairs that make 10
- Repeat calculations in a different order

Apply addition strategies

- Add single digits crossing 10
- Add a single digit to a teen, crossing 20
- Add 2 multiples of 10
- Add 11 to a 2-digit number
- Add 19 to a 2-digit number
- Add 21 to a 2-digit number

Add more than two numbers

- Find a third number to make 100 using a number line
- Find two numbers to make 100 using a number line
- Find the missing number using a number line
- 3 numbers to make 20 with a number line
- Shopping for 3 items

Revise understanding subtraction

- Using "take away" with a number line
- Using "take from" with a number line
- Using "subtract" with a number line
- Using "subtract from" with a number line
- Using "less than" with a number line
- Using "difference" with a number line
- Using "how much more is?" with a number line
- Using the minus sign with a number line
- Subtracting whole tens with a number line

Know by heart subtraction facts

- Know by heart subtraction facts up to 10
- Know pairs with a difference of 10
- Know pairs with a difference of 9
- Subtracting pairs of whole tens
- Complete written subtraction sentences (1)
- Complete written subtraction sentences (2)

Subtraction using adjustment

- Subtract 9 from a 2-digit number
- Subtract 11 from a 2-digit number
- Subtract 19 from a 2-digit number
- Subtract 21 from a 2-digit number

Apply subtraction strategies

- Subtract a single digit from a 2-digit number
- Subtract a single digit from a multiple of 10
- Subtract a single digit crossing 10
- Subtract a single digit crossing 20
- Subtract 2 multiples of 10 up to 100
- Subtract 2 multiples of 100

Relate addition and subtraction

- Check subtraction with addition
- Addition as the reverse of subtraction
- Subtraction as the reverse of addition

Know by heart doubles and halves

- Know doubles of numbers to 10
- Know halves of numbers to 20
- Add near doubles

Understand multiplication

- Using the x sign
- Repeated addition of 5
- Understanding an array (2x table)
- Understanding an array (5x table)

Know multiplication facts (Tables)

- Know 2x table
- Know 2x table (game)
- Know 5x table
- Know 10x table

Further multiplication

- Complete number sentences (1)
- Complete number sentences (2)
- Double larger numbers
- Double multiples of 5

Understand division

- Revise sharing equally
- Using the division sign with dividing by 2
- How many 2s make??
- Dividing by 2
- How many tens make
- Begin to share with a remainder (5x table)
- Finding a remainder using 10x table
- Halve multiples of 10

## Year 3 Games

Revise addition

- Add numbers up to 20
- Add 10 to numbers in the nineties
- Add 2 multiples of 10 crossing 100
- Add 1-digit to 2-digits

Know by heart addition facts

- Know by heart addition facts to 20
- Which 2 numbers have a total of ?
- Add 9
- Add 11
- Pairs of multiples of 5 that make 100
- Pairs of multiples of 10 that make 1000

Apply addition strategies

- Revise putting larger numbers first
- Revise looking for pairs that make 10
- Add two teen numbers
- What must I add to ? to make ?
- Use symbols to stand for unknown numbers
- Add 19
- Add 21

Further knowledge of addition

- Add 1-digit to a 3-digit number
- Add 10 to any 2 or 3-digit number
- Pairs of 100s that make 1000
- Add two multiples of 100, crossing 1000
- Make the next multiple of 100
- Add 100 to any 3-digit number
- Mentally add any pair of 2-digits

Further addition strategies

- Find one more number to make 200
- Find two more numbers to make 200
- Find the missing number
- Add 3 numbers to make 50
- Shopping
- Add 2-digits to a multiple of 100
- Add 2-digits to a multiple of 10
- Add two 2-digit numbers

Written methods of addition

- Written addition methods: counting on (1)
- Written addition methods: counting on (2)
- Adding most significant first (1)
- Adding most significant first (2)
- Adding least significant first

Revise subtraction

- Take away 1-digit from 2-digits
- Take 1-digit from 2-digits
- 2-digits subtract 1-digit
- Subtract 1-digit from 2-digits

Know by heart subtraction facts

- Subtraction facts to 20
- Subtract 2-digit numbers (not crossing the tens boundary)
- Subtract 10 from any 2 or 3-digit number
- Complete number sentences
- Find pairs with a difference of 30
- Find pairs with a difference of 29
- Subtract any pair of 2-digit numbers

Apply subtraction strategies

- Use ?less than?
- Use ?What is the difference between..??
- Use ?How much more is?.??
- Use the minus sign
- Subtracting whole tens
- Subtract two multiples of 100 (crossing 1000)
- Subtract a multiple of 10 from a multiple of 100

Further subtraction

- Subtract 9 from 3-digit numbers
- Subtract 11 from 3-digit numbers
- Subtract 19 from 3-digit numbers
- Subtract 21 from 3-digit numbers
- Subtract 1-digit from a 3-digit number
- Subtract 1-digit from a multiple of 100
- Find a small difference (either side of a multiple of 100)
- Check subtraction with addition

Written methods of subtraction

- Written methods: counting up (1)
- Written methods: counting up (2)
- Written methods: decomposition

Know by heart doubles and halves

- Double numbers to 20
- Double multiples of 5
- Add near doubles
- Know doubles to 20
- Know halves

Revise multiplication

- Multiplication as repeated addition
- Use arrays to understand 3x table
- Use arrays to understand 5x table
- Know that multiplication can be done in any order
- Begin to develop written methods of multiplication
- Know 3x table

Know by heart multiplication facts

- Know 2x table
- Know 5x table
- Know 10x table
- Know 4x table
- Begin to multiply by 6

Further multiplication

- Double 5s up to 50
- Halve whole tens
- Understand the effect of multiplying by 10
- Multiply a single digit by 100
- Multiply whole tens

Revise division

- Sharing between 3
- How many 5ps make..?
- Language of division
- Use the division sign (divide by 10)
- Complete number sentences

Understand remainders

- Sharing by 5 with remainders
- Finding a remainder
- Word problems with remainders (rounding down)
- Word problems with remainders (rounding up)

Find fractions of numbers

- Know finding a half is the same as dividing by 2
- Know finding a quarter is the same as dividing by 4
- Finding one fifth

Relate multiplication and division

- Multiplication and division corresponding
- Check division with multiplication

## Year 4 Games

Revise addition

- Revise 2-digit addition
- Understand the vocabulary of addition
- Which two numbers have a total of??
- Complete written questions
- Shopping
- Number pairs that make 100
- Time: add a pair of 2-digit numbers
- Game: addition revision

Addition of multiples of 10, 100 and 1000

- Add two multiples of 100
- Add two multiples of 1000
- Add a multiple of 10 to a 3-digit number
- Add a multiple of 10 to make 1000
- Pairs of multiples of 50 that make 1000
- Time: add multiples of 1000
- Game: what must be added to ? to make ??

Apply addition strategies

- Relate subtraction to addition
- Relate addition to subtraction
- Relate addition to multiplication
- Add several small numbers
- Add 3 multiples of 10
- Time: add 3 numbers
- Game: find the third number

Written methods of addition

- Add 2-digits to 3-digits
- 3-digit addition: least significant first
- Add decimals (1)
- Add decimals (2)
- Efficient written methods: 2-digits
- Efficient written methods: 3-digits

Revise subtraction

- Revise 2-digit subtraction
- Understand the vocabulary of subtraction
- Complete number sentences (1)
- Complete number sentences (2)
- Subtract a larger number from a smaller number
- Time: subtracting decimals
- Game: revise subtraction

Apply subtraction strategies

- Find a difference either side of a multiple of 100
- Subtract by counting back in tens
- Subtract multiples of 100
- Time: subtract 99
- Game: subtracting whole tens
- Subtract the nearest multiple of 10 and adjust

Further subtraction

- Subtract a single digit from a multiple of 1000
- Subtract a single digit from any 3-digit number
- Find a small difference either side of a multiple of 1000
- Subtract any pair of 2-digit numbers
- Time: find the missing number
- Game: subtract 2-digit numbers

Written methods of subtraction

- Revise subtraction by counting up
- Subtraction by compensation
- Subtraction by decomposition
- Efficient written method for 2-digits
- Efficient written method for 3-digits

Know by heart doubles and halves

- Double numbers up to 50
- Double multiples of 10
- Double multiples of 100
- Identify near doubles
- Double any multiple of 5 up to 100
- Halve multiples of 10 up to 200
- Divide by 4 by halving and halving
- Time: halve 2-digit numbers
- Game: double 2-digit numbers

Revise multiplication

- Multiplication as repeated addition
- Multiplication as the inverse of division
- Multiply by 1 or 0
- Find the product
- Multiplication and addition
- Time: more products
- Game: double multiples of 5

Know tables by heart

- 6x table
- 7x table
- 8x table
- 9x table
- 10x table
- Multiply by 9, 10 or 11
- Recognise multiples of 9

Further multiplication

- Multiply 2-digits by 9
- Multiply 2-digits by 11
- Multiply by 4 by doubling twice
- Multiply by 5 by multiplying by 10 and halving
- Multiply by 20 by multiplying by 10 and doubling
- Time: multiply by 100
- Game: recognise multiples of 5

Develop written methods of multiplication

- Develop written methods (1)
- Develop written methods (2)
- Develop written methods: most significant digit first
- Develop written methods: least significant digit first

Revise division

- Understand the vocabulary of division
- Know finding a half is the same as dividing by 2
- Know finding a quarter is the same as dividing by 4
- Divide by 10
- Relate division to multiplication
- Division as the inverse of multiplication
- Time: divide by 100
- Game: further division

Understand remainders

- Give a remainder as a whole number (1)
- Give a remainder as a whole number (2)
- Round down after division
- Round up after division
- Round to the nearest whole 100
- Time: give a remainder as a whole number
- Game: finding remainders

Derive division facts

- Divide by 6
- Divide by 7
- Divide by 8
- Divide by 9
- Time: divide by 9, 10 or 11
- Game: finding halves

Begin to find fractions of numbers

- Find one fifth
- Find one tenth
- Find fifths
- Find tenths
- Pairs of fractions which total 1
- Find three quarters
- Find one hundredth

Develop written methods of division

- Develop written methods (1)
- Develop written methods (2)

Checking answers

- Relationship between halving and doubling
- Relationship between doubling and halving
- Approximate by rounding

Use a calculator

- Single step calculations
- Multiply decimals
- Subtraction and negative numbers
- Convert to pence
- 2-step calculations

Tables challenge

- All tables

## Year 5 Games

Revise addition

- Revise 2-digit numbers that total 100
- Revision adding 9
- Revise 2-digit addition
- Understand the vocabulary of addition
- Which two numbers have a total of..?
- Time: adding decimals
- Game: add 3-digit multiples of 10

Addition of multiples of 10 and 100

- Add two multiples of 100
- Add a 3-digit multiple of 10 to a 3-digit number
- Add a multiple of 10 to make 1000
- Pairs of multiples of 50 that make 1000
- Time: add 3 multiples of 100
- Game: multiple of 100 to make next 1000

Apply addition strategies

- Add three small numbers
- Add the nearest multiple of 10 and adjust
- Relate addition and multiplication
- Time: add 4 small numbers
- Game: add 3 multiples of 10

Standard written method of addition

- Adding decimals
- Standard written method: 2-digits
- Standard written method: 3-digits
- Standard written method: money

Revise subtraction

- Revise two-digit subtraction
- Understand the vocabulary of subtraction
- Subtract a larger number from a smaller number
- Subtract multiples of 100
- Subtract 3-digit multiples of 10
- Time: subtract 99
- Game: subtract 900

Use knowledge to derive differences

- Find a difference by counting up
- Find a difference either side of a multiple of 1000
- Find a difference (1)
- Find a difference (2)
- Subtract the nearest multiple of 10 and adjust
- Time: find the difference between two decimals
- Game: find pairs with a difference of 599

Standard written method of subtraction

- Standard written methods: 2-digits
- Standard written methods: 3-digits
- Standard written methods: money

Addition and subtraction of decimals

- Decimals that total 1
- Identify near doubles
- Add a pair of decimal fractions
- Subtract a pair of decimal fractions
- Time: add a decimal to a whole number
- Game: subtract a pair of decimal fractions

Calculate doubles and halves

- Double multiples of 100
- Halve multiples of 10
- Halve a decimal fraction
- Halve numbers
- Double a decimal fraction
- Game: double multiples of 100

Understanding of multiplication

- Start to use brackets
- Use the vocabulary of multiplication
- Multiply 2-digit multiples of ten by 6, 7, 8 or 9
- Multiply by 0.5
- Time: multiply decimals by 10
- Game: using brackets

Know multiplication facts; recognise multiples and factors

- Know tables
- Respond rapidly to written questions
- Find pairs of factors of 24
- Revise multiplying by 100
- Multiply a multiple of 10 by a multiple of 100
- Time: tables complete sentences
- Game: recognise factors of 100

Know related multiplication facts

- Multiply a 2-digit number by 11
- Multiply a 2-digit number by 12
- Multiply a 2-digit number by 21
- Multiply a 2-digit number by 19
- Multiply a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number
- Time: multiply by 9, 10 and 11
- Game: x 11

Further multiplication

- Multiplying by 4 by doubling and doubling
- Multiply by 5 by multiplying by 10 and halving
- Multiply by 50 by multiplying by 100 and halving
- 16x table by doubling 8x table
- Find 1/6 by finding 1/3 and halving
- Time: halve multiples of 100
- Game: recognise multiples of 6

Standard written method of multiplication

- Written multiplication HTU x U
- Written multiplication TU x TU
- Develop written method for decimals
- Written method: decimals

Revise division

- Understand the vocabulary of division
- Give a remainder as a fraction
- Division as a fraction
- Relate division and fractions
- Divide a 4-digit multiple of 100 by 100
- Time: division by 10
- Game: division

Understand remainders

- Revise: give a remainder as a whole number
- Give a quotient as a decimal fraction
- Examples of rounding up and down
- Time: remainders as fractions
- Game: rounding to nearest whole 1

Find fractions of numbers and quantities

- Finding unit fractions
- Finding fifths
- Finding tenths
- Finding fractions
- Pairs of fractions which make 1
- Finding percentages
- Find 25%
- Find 1%

Standard written method of division

- Written methods (1)
- Written methods (2)
- Written methods (3)

Checking answers and estimating

- Relate subtraction and addition (1)
- Relate subtraction and addition (2)
- Relate addition and subtraction
- Estimating addition
- Estimating multiplication
- Odd and even numbers

Using a calculator

- Complete subtraction questions
- Complete addition questions
- Multiply decimals
- Solve written problems
- Consecutive numbers
- Negative numbers
- Convert metres to cm
- 2-step calculations

## Year 6 Games

Revise addition

- Revise 2-digit addition
- Understand the vocabulary of addition
- Which two numbers have a total of ..?
- Add 3 multiples of 10
- Time: adding multiples of 1000
- Game: add multiples of 100

Know and apply addition facts

- Revise two 2-digit pairs that total 100
- Revise decimals that total 1
- Pairs of multiples of 50 that make 1000
- Double multiples of 10 up to 1000
- Double multiples of 100 up to 10000
- Time: double numbers
- Game: add multiples of 100

Revise subtraction

- Revise two-digit subtraction
- Understand the vocabulary of subtraction
- Subtract a larger number from a smaller number
- Subtract multiples of 100
- Subtract 4-digit multiples of 100
- Time: subtract from whole thousands
- Game: subtract 999

Know and apply subtraction facts

- Find a difference by counting up (100s)
- Find a difference either side of a multiple of 1000
- Find a difference
- Subtract nearest 10 and adjust
- Time: subtracting decimals
- Game: pairs with a difference of 10.5

Further addition and subtraction

- Add 3 multiples of 1000
- Subtract multiples of 100
- Add 4-digit multiples of 100
- Pairs that make multiples of 1000
- Subtract 4-digit multiples of 100
- Time: making 1000
- Game: making whole numbers from decimals

Revise addition and subtraction of decimals

- Revise decimals that total 0.1
- Add decimals tenths and hundredths
- Subtract decimals tenths and hundredths
- Add a pair of decimal fractions
- Subtract a pair of decimal fractions
- Time: add a decimal to whole number
- Game: subtract decimals

Standard written methods of addition

- Written method of addition HTU
- Written method of addition ThHTU
- Written method of addition decimals

Standard written methods of subtraction

- Written method of subtraction: TU
- Written method of subtraction: HTU
- Written method of subtraction: decimals
- Written method of subtraction: crossing to hundreds

Revise multiplication

- Revise using brackets
- Revise using the language of multiplication
- Multiply two 2-digit multiples of ten
- Multiply by tenths
- Time: product of decimals
- Game: using brackets

Know multiplication facts

- Know tables
- Respond rapidly to written questions
- Know by heart square numbers
- Find squares of multiples of 10
- Multiply by a multiple of 1000
- Time tables: complete multiplication sentences
- Double multiples of 10

Use knowledge of multiplication to derive further facts

- Multiply a 2-digit number by 51
- Multiply a 2-digit number by 49
- Multiply a 2-digit number by 101
- Multiply a 2-digit number by 99
- Multiply whole numbers and tenths by a single digit
- Time: multiply by 9, 10 and 11
- Game: recognise multiples of 25

Further multiplication

- Multiplying by 16 by doubling
- Multiply by 24
- Multiply by 15
- Multiply a decimal fraction by 10
- Multiply a decimal fraction by 100
- Time: double decimals
- Game: recognise multiples of 12

Standard written methods of multiplication

- Written method: HTU x U
- Written method: ThHTU x U
- Written method: TU x TU
- Written method: decimals
- Written method: money

Revise division

- Revise using the vocabulary of division
- Dividing decimal fractions
- Relate division and fractions
- Divide by 1000
- Time: what is the remainder?
- Game: general division

Factors and prime numbers

- Find factors
- Recognise prime numbers
- Find factors of 24
- Game: recognise factors of 48

Division and remainders

- Revise: give a remainder as a whole number
- Revise: give a remainder as a fraction
- Revise: give a quotient as a decimal fraction
- Round to the nearest whole number
- Game: rounding decimals
- Rounding up or down
- Time: fractions

Find fractions and percentages

- Finding unit fractions
- Finding sixths
- Finding tenths
- Finding fractions
- Pairs of fractions which make 1
- Finding percentages
- Find 25%
- Find 1%

Standard written method of division

- Written methods (1)
- Written methods (2)
- Written methods: (3)
- Written methods: (4)
- Written methods: money

Relationships and checking answers

- Relate addition and subtraction
- Estimating multiplication of 2-digits
- Tests of divisibility (1)
- Tests of divisibility (2)
- Numbers divisible by 9
- Odd and even numbers

Using a calculator to solve problems

- Calculator decimal questions
- Develop calculator skills
- Consecutive numbers (1)
- Consecutive numbers (2)
- Find percentages
- 2-step calculations
- Negative numbers

Calculator conversions

- Convert metres to centimetres
- Convert metres to millimetres
- Convert hours and minutes to minutes
- Convert minutes to hours and minutes