Solve one-step and two-step problems involving numbers, money or measures, including time, choosing and carrying out appropriate calculations
Drag the symbols to the correct position to make the number sentence correct. Lots of levels to play. See if you can improve your score over time.
This game is now part of the 'Calculations' collection, which includes the following 17 games and resources: Column Addition, Expanded Addition, Expanded Addition - Place Value Counters, Number Bonds(2), Addition - Digit Drag, Missing Symbols, Column Subtraction, Column Subtraction using Place Value Counters, Counting on to find difference on a beadstring, Multiplication Grid Method, Multiplication Written Method, Ratio and Scaling Numbers, Representing Multiplication, Division by Chunking Up, Division by Chunking Down, Formal Written Division - Round Up or Down?, Short Division Writen Formal Method.
The Calculations app is available on Google Play and the App Store.
|Using a Calculator - Finding Change||
Answer a variety of 2 step word problems using a calculator. Whatever is input into the calculator is then recorded and displayed, so children can see all the steps that have been taken. This makes it a great tool for demonstrating calculator skills on a whiteboard. It can also be really useful for children to practice independently, as they can trace and correct any mistakes they make.
|How much more money?||
Find the total of a set of coins and then work out how much more is needed to make a given amount. A number line is then shown to help support calculation strategies.
Includes the option of a range of international coins.
|Thinking of a Number||
Use inverse operations to work backwards and find a missing number.
|Reading Scales - Capacity Word Problems||
Read the scales on the measuring cylinder and answer word problems involving addition and subtraction. Play against the clock for points.
|Adding Time Word Problems||
Read the time on either an analogue or digital clock and then answer a word problem involving adding a given time. Find the correct time on an anologue or digital clock. Lots of choice of level, including: adding 1 hour, multiples of 5, or 10 minutes or adding multiples of a quarter of an hour.
This game is available in a new app - Time Games which includes the following games from the website: Telling the Time, Telling the Time in Words, Adding Time Word Problems, Find the Start Time and Using a Calendar. The app is available on Google Play and the App Store.
An excellent tool for reinforcing an understanding of the role of the equals sign. Choose one objective, or many. You can choose all the objectives for a single year group (or multiple year groups). You can also choose to balance between different types of calculations (eg addition and multiplication).
|Balance scales - add, move or remove a weight||
Balance the scales by adding, moving or removing a weight. A great mental starter to develop addition and subtraction skills.
|Solve 2 Step Money Problems||
Read and interpret a word problem. Calulate the cost of 2 items and then find change from a given amount.
** February 2013 - I have added a new game in which you solve 2 step money problems using a calculator **
|Balancing Scales g and kg||
Add weights to either pan until they are balanced. Can be used to teach addition, subtraction, partitioning, and mass, as well as developing an understanding of the equals sign.
|Money Multiplication problems||
Solve reall-life multiplicaion problems involving money.
|Solve 1 Step Money Problems||
Read and interpret a word problem involving addition or subtraction and then solve.
|Fixed number of coins||
Make a given amount of money using a fixed number of coins. For example make 26p using exactly 6 coins. Encourages children to partition amounts in different way and requires higher order thinking.
Make a given total using the fewest coins possible.
|Balancing scales - convert between g and kg||
The scale is loaded with between 1 and 4 weights. The user then has to balance the scales, converting between g and kg in the process. There is a great deal of control over the level.
A great starter to explore addition, subtraction / difference and partitioning as well as the relationship between grams and kilog More…rams. Levels include converting whole kg to g (and vice versa), converting fractions of kg (eg 1/4kg = 250g) and weights in kg to 1 and 2 decimal places.