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Games, Ideas and Activities for Primary Mathematics, 2nd Edition by Mr. John Dabell

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Chapter 8

Mixed problems

Bingo-bingo

Bingo-bingo is an interactive bingo game designed to help children improve their general mental arithmetic skills.

Suitable for

KS1

KS2

Aims

  • Add or subtract mentally combinations of numbers.
  • Use practical and informal written methods to multiply and divide numbers.
  • Use knowledge of place value and multiplication facts to 12 × 12, the corresponding division facts and multiples of numbers to 12 up to the twelfth multiple.

Players

  • A game for the whole class

Resources

  • Bingo cards
  • Bingo-bingo 0–100 resource question sheet

What to do

  • Give children a copy of the Bingo cards or ask them to draw a grid, five columns by four rows as shown here.
  • Tell children then to write down 15 numbers. Column 1 can ...

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