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# Number Patterns

### Pattern Sniffing

### Domino Patterns

### Ring a Ring of Numbers

### Lots of Lollies

### Domino Sets Live

### Consecutive Numbers

### Times Tables Shifts

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The activities in this collection encourage children to create, recognise, extend and explain number patterns. Read the article for more information and to find out why these particular tasks have been selected.

Age 5 to 11

This article for primary teachers outlines how we can encourage children to create, identify, extend and explain number patterns and why being able to do so is useful.

Age 5 to 7

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What patterns can you make with a set of dominoes?

Age 5 to 7

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Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.

Age 5 to 7

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Frances and Rishi were given a bag of lollies. They shared them out evenly and had one left over. How many lollies could there have been in the bag?

Age 7 to 11

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How do you know if your set of dominoes is complete?

Age 7 to 14

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An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.

Age 7 to 11

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In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?