### KS2 Sorting numbers through a network

Draw a network in chalk on the yard. Try this one to start. Take 6 children and stand them in the squares on the left hand (IN) side. Give them all a number from 1 to 6 in random order. At a ...

### FP / KS1 Smiley variables

7 years ago with no comments in Intermediate, Using logic
Divide into small (3 or 4 max) groups Draw circles on the ground with chalk or, in a classroom, print and laminate some yellow circles –two or three for each group. Talk about emoticons – what ...

### KS2 Make a card sorting machine

7 years ago with no comments in Intermediate, Using logic
Divide children into groups of about 5 or 6. Exact numbers don’t matter.  Put several packs of playing cards in front of each group jumbled together.  (Even better if they are all face down) The ...

### KS2 Creating algorithms for playground games

This is an activity suitable for older children – we used it with 9-11 year olds.  Print off these algorithms and in groups of 3 or 4, ask the children to look at the flow charts and tell them they are algorithms  for some simple playground games they ...

### Quick resources – Logic Puzzles

Here are some ready made resources collected from around the web. You could use them as a starter or a plenary or even as a homework activity. You’re on an island with a lettuce, a rabbit ...