In-depth Investigation: Fill the Bucket
Children estimate then measure the capacity of a bucket, and play a game filling it.
In-depth Investigation: Thirsty?
Using the clues, can the children order the glasses of juice? Thirsty? from nrich.maths.org.
In-depth Investigation: Trains!
Children use the same size ‘carriages’ (number rods, e.g. Cuisenaire) to make a ‘train’ of 20 units.
In-depth Investigation: Spin the Mouse
Children turn a mouse through a rolled number of quarter or half turns, aiming to get the mouse facing home again.
In-depth Investigation: Ladybird Count
Create a graph to show how many ladybirds the children had at the end of the game. Ladybird Count from nrich.maths.org.