# Being Resourceful - Primary Number

### Eggs in Baskets

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

There are three baskets, a brown one, a red one and a pink one, holding a total of 10 eggs. How many eggs are in each basket?

### Heads and Feet

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

On a farm there were some hens and sheep. Altogether there were 8 heads and 22 feet. How many hens were there?

### The Tall Tower

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

As you come down the ladders of the Tall Tower you collect useful spells. Which way should you go to collect the most spells?

### Dotty Six

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

Dotty Six is a simple dice game that you can adapt in many ways.

### Poly Plug Rectangles

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

The computer has made a rectangle and will tell you the number of spots it uses in total. Can you find out where the rectangle is?

### 4 Dom

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

Use these four dominoes to make a square that has the same number of dots on each side.

### First Connect Three

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Add or subtract the two numbers on the spinners and try to complete a row of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?

### Play to 37

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

In this game for two players, the idea is to take it in turns to choose 1, 3, 5 or 7. The winner is the first to make the total 37.

### Magic Vs

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Can you put the numbers 1-5 in the V shape so that both 'arms' have the same total?

### Dicey Operations in Line

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?

### Satisfying Four Statements

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Can you find any two-digit numbers that satisfy all of these statements?

### Coded Hundred Square

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?

### Shape Times Shape

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

These eleven shapes each stand for a different number. Can you use the number sentences to work out what they are?

### Mystery Matrix

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Can you fill in this table square? The numbers 2 -12 were used to generate it with just one number used twice.

### Sealed Solution

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Ten cards are put into five envelopes so that there are two cards in each envelope. The sum of the numbers inside it is written on each envelope. What numbers could be inside the envelopes?

### Four Go

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

This challenge is a game for two players. Choose two of the numbers to multiply or divide, then mark your answer on the number line. Can you get four in a row?

### Twenty Divided Into Six

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Katie had a pack of 20 cards numbered from 1 to 20. She arranged the cards into 6 unequal piles where each pile added to the same total. What was the total and how could this be done?

### The Remainders Game

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Play this game and see if you can figure out the computer's chosen number.

### Nice or Nasty

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...

### Number Lines in Disguise

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Some of the numbers have fallen off Becky's number line. Can you figure out what they were?