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  • Oct 3rd

    This looks great. Is there a KS1 version available?

  • Sep 4th

    I love this! was looking for something for my maths challenge area and you have it (not that i ever doubted) What makes it better is that it's differentiated! Thanks Twinkl :D

    • Sep 4th

      Hi Mr_Moore89,
      You're very welcome :)

  • Aug 31st

    these maths questions are really good, you do them in your head as quick as you can

  • Aug 27th


  • Aug 25th

    Hi, any chance you can swap the pounds and pence for US $ and cents for your teachers in America please?

    • Aug 25th

      Hi picozzi86,
      Thank you for taking the time to get in touch. We do have alternative versions of this resource available, including a version using Dollars. You can see all the different versions below the pink 'download' button. If there is anything else we can help with, do let us know!

  • Aug 17th

    Hi - these are great - any chance of portrait versions like the place value riddle ones? Thank you so much!!!!!! Loving all the new resources coming on each day!

    • Aug 17th

      Hi Busylizzie76,
      I'll see what we can do for you! Thanks for commenting :)

    • Aug 18th

      Hi there Busylizzie76,
      Our lovely teacher and design teams have completed this for you and emailed the new resource, I hope you find it useful! It will also be available for download on the website within 48 hours, and you can find it either as a main resource, or under 'Alternative versions' above.

    • Aug 20th

      Thank you - this is perfect for my little photo frames! :-)

    • Aug 20th

      Hi Busylizzie76,
      Great to hear it will be so useful :) Thanks for your feedback!

  • Aug 8th

    The answer is still incorrect for the 4th card.

    • Aug 8th

      Hi there,
      Thanks for getting in touch! I'll get this resource checked over again right away and make sure that there are no further errors.
      Have a lovely day! :)

    • Aug 10th

      Hi there YS1234,
      Thank you for spotting this mistake! Our lovely teacher and design teams have solved the issue and have emailed the corrected resource to you! It will also be updated on the website very soon - I hope you find it useful!

  • Jun 11th

    Looks great - will use as a warm up, for problem solving on a Friday and as an independent activity.

    One card is a bit confusing - 3rd card about apples. The girl has 4 bags but you only give numbers for 2 bags and they give the answer of 37.

    Rest look great

    • Jun 11th

      Hi paulafos,
      Thank you so much for letting us know about this one. I'll get this corrected right away!

    • Jun 11th

      Hi there paulafos,
      We have now fixed this mistake and emailed you the corrected resource - I hope you find it useful! It will also be updated on the website very soon.

  • Nov 17th

    independent working.

  • Sep 13th

    Maths fast finisher activities

Mental Maths Challenge Cards

Mental Maths Challenge Cards - Make maths fun with these space themed challenge cards! Each card features a different challenge with visual representations to help your children relate maths problems to real-life scenarios.
This resource is available in Standard, Higher Ability, Lower Ability, Dollars, Dollars Higher Ability, Lower Ability, Euros, Portrait and Super Eco Colour.
  • Homepage » Curriculum for Excellence » Second » Mathematics » Number, money and measure » Number and number processes
  • Homepage » Curriculum for Excellence » First » Mathematics » Number, money and measure » Number and number processes
  • Homepage » Key Stage 2 » Maths » Challenge Area
  • Homepage » Key Stage 1 » Maths » General Numeracy
  • Homepage » Early Years » Mathematics » General Numeracy
  • Homepage » 2014 National Curriculum Resources » Maths » Keystage 2 » Year 4 » Number_Addition and Subtraction » Solve addition and subtraction two-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why.
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    • Twinkl updated the Main Version on Oct 7th
    • Twinkl added Super Eco Colour Version on Aug 22nd
    • Twinkl added Portrait Version on Aug 19th
    • Twinkl added Higher Ability Version on Sep 7th
    • Twinkl added Higher Ability Version on Sep 4th
    • Twinkl added Lower Ability Version on Sep 4th
    • Twinkl added Lower Ability Version on Sep 4th
    • Twinkl added Euros Version on Nov 26th
    • Twinkl added Dollars Version on Oct 24th
    • Twinkl added Dollars Higher Ability Version on Oct 24th

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