# KS1

## U Win Again - A Maths Strategy Game

This is an effective strategy game for two players.

The game is seemingly simple to play, and easy to set up. However, the learning that comes out of the dialogue between the children, and between you and the children is immense. Read more »

## Domino Addition, a Collecting Game

This maths game gives young children the opportunity to practice and refine their addition skills, using totals up to 12.

The game will suit two to four children and works particularly well with mixed ability groupings. The children playing the game have a standard set of dominoes. Read more »

## Flip Flops Again

Following a couple of requests I have repackaged the original maths starter activity (the original Flip Flop design) in two ways:

- a larger, A3 format, so you can use the counting activities with larger groups of children.

- a set of mini Flip Flops, each counting grid is 8.5cm square. Read more »

## Share Circle - 1 more than

This is a twist on the traditional ‘Follow Me’ style cards… you know the ones: each child has a card with a number and a maths question; one child asks the question and everyone looks at their cards to see who has the appropriate answer, then the chain continues around the classroom. Read more »

## 3 Digit Squashy Boxes

If you are playing a mathematical game, or looking to create numbers for calculation problems, the original Squashy Boxes provided an efficient solution. However, they were limited to one and two-digit numbers. Read more »

## Factors and Products - a maths game

This is a great little mathematics game for two players. The focus is on reinforcing the concepts of 'factors and products'; perfect for later Key Stage 1 or early Key Stage 2.

The downloadable board* features a track around which the children move counters in response to the fall of a dice. Read more »

## Squashy Boxes

Here's another versatile (and often overlooked) resource. Squashy Boxes enable children to quickly generate 'random' numbers. They are a simple but effective tool for practising a range of rapid recall and mental calculation strategies. Read more »