Useful websites for Primary Schools

Additional maths related material and activities suitable for primary school students will be continuously added. Please tell us about resources you have used and activities you have run in your school so we can share them.


The following sites have fun interesting maths for kids and ideas for teachers.  Please note that CALMAST has no control over the content of these sites. Teachers must satisfy themselves as to the suitability of any of these sites. If you have any other good web resources for Maths please email us at mathsweek@wit.ie and let us know.

Primary level maths

These websites have various maths resources for primary school ages

Nrich maths

This website provides rich problem solving activities for both primary and secondary students and teachers

Manga High

Mangahigh's math games are designed with math at the core!

Maths is fun

A U.K. based website which covers basic maths skills with some simple and more complex stuff.

Math Sphere

This British website features a great set of maths puzzles for upper primary children, which are ideal for printing out in colour and laminating, making a long lasting resource.

Cool Math for Kids

A U.S. website designed for primary school children, which is full of puzzles and lessons which make maths fun.

Adrian Bruce

This Australian website has a lot of maths games and maths lessons designed for primary school children.

Woodland maths zone

This is a UK website with interactive maths activities aimed at 7-11 year olds.

Project Happy Child

This website provides many different free maths worksheets and educational resources for all school levels.

BBC school resources

A BBC website dedicated to numeracy and maths skills, with activities for different age groups and abilities.

BBC other resources

For kids 4- 11 years old has songs and games etc. including printable worksheets to download.

Mathwire games

This website features games from the many different strands of maths.

SuperKids math worksheet creator

This website allows teachers and parents to make maths worksheets for a wide range of mathematical problems.

Math Pickle

This american website has lots of puzzles that focus on problem solving. They are great to use in class!

Dr Maths

Steve Humble (aka Dr Maths) believes that the fundamentals of mathematics can be taught via practical experiments. Having worked as a maths subject leader in various educational establishments for over 20 years, he has spent the last five years as a Senior Regional Coordinator for the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM). Now working as a Freelance Mathematics Consultant, he supports schools in raising their student achievement through creating a positive attitude to maths. Steve also works with the Further Mathematics Support Programme and teaches mathematics on the Primary PGCE Course at Newcastle University . In his role as a maths publicist he writes a fortnightly column for the Evening Chronicle newspaper to help create greater public understanding of mathematics. Carol Vorderman’s recent UK government report on mathematics education described Steve as “an inspiring individual, providing opportunities for children to do mathematics that they find exciting and interesting”. He holds the Guinness World Record for the most children learning maths outside the classroom.

For more on DrMaths email drmaths@hotmail.co.uk

PDST Numeracy

The PDST offer a great range of support materials and services for primary teachers.