# NRICH PROBLEM SOLVING KS1 MONEY

Go through the maze, collecting and losing your money as you go. Money Measure Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: There were chews for 2p, mini eggs for 3p, Chocko bars for 5p and lollypops for 7p in the sweet shop. It is also easy to extend for high-attaining pupils. She bought four times as many pens as pencils and was given 40p change. Even Up Consider all of the five digit numbers which we can form using only the digits 2, 4, 6 and 8.

Then leave learners more time to continue working. Try out public health policies to control the spread of the epidemic, to minimise the number of sick days and deaths. Ben has five coins in his pocket. George and Jim want to buy a chocolate bar. Look Again Age 11 to 18 Think you know what’s going on? Plenty of Pens Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: When first introduced to money in the classroom, many children find it difficult to distinguish between the value of a pile of coins and the number of coins in the pile.

The tasks in this collection can be used to encourage children to convince others of their reasoning, by first convincing themselves, then a friend, then a ‘sceptic’.

In other words, although they could completely comprehend what they had been doing, they had no way of storing mpney information on paper, or ‘reading’ what another person may have ‘written’ to explain the ‘transactions’.

Ram divided 15 pennies among four small bags. Buying a Balloon Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: The Legacy Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level: Value In everyday situations children will generally have come across things having a ‘one-to-one’ correspondence; dots on the dice equal jumps on the game board, one plate for each person at the table, etc.

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Remove one of the clues. How many CDs did the store sell at. How much money might he have?

## 138 Matches for money

If these numbers are arranged in ascending order, what is the th number? Then leave learners more time to continue working. A Chance to Win? The words ‘coin’ and ‘change’ are rarely used or understood by young children. A Year of Probblem Age 5 to 14 This article for teachers suggests ideas for activities built around 10 and Go through the maze, collecting and losing your money as you go. Coins 2 Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: There are five different values of coins.

Can you put them on the map of Teddy Town according to the rules?

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We have exactly coins. The use of digits was not widely used until about the age of seven or eight. Whatever you decide, emphasise that you are keen for the class to find ALL the different ways and that is what you will be looking for – good ways of making sure that every possibility is found. More of Convince Me Age 7 to Not one child in the study spontaneously used a plus or minus sign to represent addition or subtraction.

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# The Puzzling Sweet Shop :

Penta Post Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: You’ll find money, length and time here. We have to understand the connection between digits symbols and the value they represent.

Here are some challenges that you can work on and then see if you can convince someone that your solutions are right! Some kx1 have acquired the third skill, the fourth skill will be being taught to them, and the fifth skill will probably be the last they comprehend.

# Money Problems? :

Two brothers were left some money, amounting to an exact number of pounds, to divide between them. Use your logical-thinking skills to deduce how much Dan’s crisps and ice-cream cost altogether.

In the plenary, you could share your own way of working systematically and see whether your solution is the same as the children’s. How much money did the Queen give away in pence as a power of 2?

The concept of a monetary value of an object is not one with which most young children are familiar. Here are the prices for 1st and 2nd class mail within the UK.

We have the correct money, not a penny more, not a penny less!