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5 ancient maths games

Mathematics games have been played and enjoyed for thousands of years by civilisations all across the world. Use the games to expand and sharpen their mathematical skills with these tried and true games from ancient times.

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Year level(s) Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Culturally responsive pedagogies
Keywords maths games

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Number
Topics Operating with number, Properties of number

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