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White Rose Maths


Here is a series of weekly Maths activities from White rose maths. The White Rose Maths Team has prepared a series of five maths lessons for each year group. and will be adding five more each week for the next few weeks. Every lesson comes with a short video showing you clearly and simply how to help your child to complete the activity successfully.



Maths tricky challenge

Please record your Maths challenges in your home learning books. Alternatively, you can ask your grown-up to take photographs or a short video of you completing your challenges and upload them to Tapestry.  


Challenge 1

Play: Matching pairs addition game

You will need: 

Playing cards (King, queen, jack removed)


How to play:

  1. Place the cards face down.
  2. The oldest person starts.
  3. Turn over two cards.
  4. Add the numbers together.
  5. If the total equals 10 you can keep the cards. If the total is not ten leave the cards face up.
  6. Next player turns over one card and can choose to turn over a different card or take a card that is face up.
  7. Repeat steps 4 and 5.
  8. The person with the most cards wins.


In your home learning book record the different ways you made ten in the matching pairs game. Use the number sentence ___+___=___ to record your answers.


Challenge 2

  1. Make 10 green bottles: You could draw the bottles and cut them out or collect ten empty bottles.
  2. Write the numerals 1-10 on the bottles ensuring that each bottle displays a different numeral.
  3. Learn the song 10 green bottles


Can you count backwards from 10-0?


Challenge 3

Which numbers are missing?
























Challenge 4

Follow the instructions to make playdough:

Can you make 10 biscuits using your dough?

Count your biscuits to check you have 10.


Maths websites and online resources


CBeebies Numberblocks:


CBeebies Numtums:


Top marks maths games:


White Rose Maths: