Problem Solving Games

Welcome to our Problem Solving Maths Games. We have found and chosen the games which we think are great and work within the new national curriculum. Choose games by your child's school year.
Year R (Age 4-5)
Balamory - Lost and Found From > BBC
Help PC Plum solve the mystery of The Lost Hamster, The Stolen Cushion and The Missing Red Ball.
Barnaby Bear - Fairy Footprints From > BBC
Help Barnaby Bear decide whos been in the forest.
Bert's Bottle Caps From > Sesame Street
Help Bert from Seseme Street sort his bottle caps.
Concentration 1 ( Matching Pairs ) From > Coolmath
Match the Pattern and Number Pairs
Figure this- A series of maths challenges for families From > PBS
Work through lots and lots of maths challenges guaranteed to get the whole family scratching their heads.
Numberjacks - Photomatch From > BBC
The Numberjacks need your help. Can you help them find the answers? Watch the clip and then click on the picture you think has the correct colours.
NumberJacks- Dominoes From > BBC
Drag and drop the dominoes into place, making sure you match the pictures and dots.
Numbertime - Watch Addem From > BBC
10 different cartoon video clips with Addem the snake. Each describing a new number problem.
Zoe's Pet Shelter From > Sesame Street
Help Zoe from Seseme Street sort the animals.
Year 1 (Age 5-6)
Digger and the Gang- Sports Day- Cool Down From > BBC
Help Digger and the Gang relax after Sports day by solving some maths problems.
Digger and the Gang- Sports Day- Get up and Go From > BBC
Help Digger and the Gang get to Sports Day on time by solving some maths problems including time.
Digger and the Gang- Sports Day- Up and Jump From > BBC
Help Digger and the Gang complete Sports Day by solving some Maths problems- including shapes and multiples.
Figure this- A series of maths challenges for families From > PBS
Work through lots and lots of maths challenges guaranteed to get the whole family scratching their heads.
Numbertime - Watch Addem From > BBC
10 different cartoon video clips with Addem the snake. Each describing a new number problem.
Starship English - The quest for the buried treasure From > BBC
A Captain Calamity Adventure- Can he rescue the princess- He needs to know about shapes, fractions and measurements to solve this adventure.
Starship Maths - The quest for the Turtle Eye diamond From > BBC
A Captain Calamity adventure. Our adventure hero has to work out some maths problems to rescue the princess
Year 2 (Age 6-7)
Digger and the Gang- Sports Day- Cool Down From > BBC
Help Digger and the Gang relax after Sports day by solving some maths problems.
Digger and the Gang- Sports Day- Get up and Go From > BBC
Help Digger and the Gang get to Sports Day on time by solving some maths problems including time.
Digger and the Gang- Sports Day- Up and Jump From > BBC
Help Digger and the Gang complete Sports Day by solving some Maths problems- including shapes and multiples.
Figure this- A series of maths challenges for families From > PBS
Work through lots and lots of maths challenges guaranteed to get the whole family scratching their heads.
Numbertime - Watch Addem From > BBC
10 different cartoon video clips with Addem the snake. Each describing a new number problem.
Starship English - The quest for the buried treasure From > BBC
A Captain Calamity Adventure- Can he rescue the princess- He needs to know about shapes, fractions and measurements to solve this adventure.
Starship Maths - The quest for the Turtle Eye diamond From > BBC
A Captain Calamity adventure. Our adventure hero has to work out some maths problems to rescue the princess
Year 3 (Age 7-8)
Cyberchase - Stop that Creature From > PBS
Protect the power station with patterns!
Cyber Chase - Crossing the River From > PBS
One small boat + lots of people = how many trips across?
Digger and the Gang- Camping Out From > BBC
Help Digger and the Gang buy some supplies before they set off on their quest for treasure by solving some maths problems.
Digger and the Gang- Mountain Pass From > BBC
Help Digger and the Gang on their journey to find the buried treasure by solving Maths problems.
Digger and the Gang- On the Trail From > BBC
Help Digger and the Gang find some buried treasure by solving some maths problems.
Figure this- A series of maths challenges for families From > PBS
Work through lots and lots of maths challenges guaranteed to get the whole family scratching their heads.
KS2 Bitesize Maths- Problem Solving From > BBC
Choose an online activity, revision bites and quiz about problem solving. Great revision for SATs in Year 6 or 5th Grade.
Year 4 (Age 8-9)
Cyberchase - Stop that Creature From > PBS
Protect the power station with patterns!
Cyber Chase - Crossing the River From > PBS
One small boat + lots of people = how many trips across?
Digger and the Gang- Camping Out From > BBC
Help Digger and the Gang buy some supplies before they set off on their quest for treasure by solving some maths problems.
Digger and the Gang- Mountain Pass From > BBC
Help Digger and the Gang on their journey to find the buried treasure by solving Maths problems.
Digger and the Gang- On the Trail From > BBC
Help Digger and the Gang find some buried treasure by solving some maths problems.
Figure this- A series of maths challenges for families From > PBS
Work through lots and lots of maths challenges guaranteed to get the whole family scratching their heads.
KS2 Bitesize Maths- Problem Solving From > BBC
Choose an online activity, revision bites and quiz about problem solving. Great revision for SATs in Year 6 or 5th Grade.
Year 5 (Age 9-10)
Cyberchase - Stop that Creature From > PBS
Protect the power station with patterns!
Cyber Chase - Crossing the River From > PBS
One small boat + lots of people = how many trips across?
Digger and the Gang - Climbing down From > BBC
Help Digger and the Gang in the Circus tent by solving some maths problems about area and weight
Digger and the Gang - Quad Biking From > BBC
Help Digger and the Gang to ride the quad bikes by solving maths problems about converting currency and reading data from graphs.
Digger and the Gang - Trapeze Tricks From > BBC
Help Digger and the Gang fly through the air to get the quad bikes by solving some maths problems about mean and angles.
Figure this- A series of maths challenges for families From > PBS
Work through lots and lots of maths challenges guaranteed to get the whole family scratching their heads.
KS2 Bitesize Maths- Problem Solving From > BBC
Choose an online activity, revision bites and quiz about problem solving. Great revision for SATs in Year 6 or 5th Grade.
Year 6 (Age 10-11)
Cyberchase - Stop that Creature From > PBS
Protect the power station with patterns!
Cyber Chase - Crossing the River From > PBS
One small boat + lots of people = how many trips across?
Digger and the Gang - Climbing down From > BBC
Help Digger and the Gang in the Circus tent by solving some maths problems about area and weight
Digger and the Gang - Quad Biking From > BBC
Help Digger and the Gang to ride the quad bikes by solving maths problems about converting currency and reading data from graphs.
Digger and the Gang - Trapeze Tricks From > BBC
Help Digger and the Gang fly through the air to get the quad bikes by solving some maths problems about mean and angles.
Figure this- A series of maths challenges for families From > PBS
Work through lots and lots of maths challenges guaranteed to get the whole family scratching their heads.
KS2 Bitesize Maths- Problem Solving From > BBC
Choose an online activity, revision bites and quiz about problem solving. Great revision for SATs in Year 6 or 5th Grade.