Number Patterns Year 1 2 3 4 5 6
Year 1  Students describe number sequences resulting from skip counting by 2s, 5s and 10s. Students count to and from 100 and locate numbers on a number line. They continue simple patterns involving numbers and objects.
Australian Curriculum Yr 1 Achievement Standard <back to top>
1  100 Interactive ChartInteractive 100 number chart that's great for displaying number patterns, skip counting and to learn multiplication tables. Students can print their charts too! 

Treasure Cliff HERE for MOBILECan you find Golden Beard’s treasure? It’s hidden behind one of 100 numbered compartments in the face of a steep cliff. Follow the higher or lower arrows until you eventually find the treasure. You have ten tries! 

Chinese Dragon Game HERE for MOBILEDrag and drop activities help students to order numbers, beginning at a basic level and progressing to more exercises ordering decimal and negative numbers. Sequencing activities reinforce sequences and reinforce multiples. 

Balloon Pop Order 1Count the objects in the balloons and pop them in order from smallest to largest. 

Gingerbread Man Game HERE for MOBILECounting, matching and ordering numbers games aimed at children who are learning to count and recognise the numbers and number words up to 10. 

Balloon Pop Math 1 – 10Find the next number in order and pop the balloon it’s written on. Many levels. 

Mathepillar HERE for MOBILEOrder falling numbers on a number line by positioning their caterpillar in the correct place to catch the numbers. There are four stages to the game and each stage presents a slightly more complicated number line or pattern. Print Butterfly Certificates if you get through all stages! 

Balloon Pop Order 2Count the objects in the balloons and pop them in order from smallest to largest. 

Balloon Pop Skip CountingChoose the number that you want to skip count by and goodluck! Many levels. 

Caterpillar Ordering HERE for MOBILEThese drag and drop activities help students to order numbers, beginning at a basic level and progressing to more challenging exercises ordering decimal and negative numbers. The sequencing activities help children to recognise number sequences and reinforce their knowledge of multiples.counting forwards and backwards up to challenging multiples such as 5's and 10's. 

Christmas MathsA huge selction of number activities using 1 10. And Christmassy too! 

Fruit Shoot Group CountingSelect the number you want to practice and shoot the fruit with that numeral on it. Great fun! 

Fruit Shoot Number WordsRead the word and shoot the fruit with that number on it. Are you ready for the challenge? Four levels up to 1000. 

Fruit Shoot to 10Count the hearts and shoot the balloon with the correct amount on it. Three levels to choose from. 

Give the Dog a Bone!How good you are at finding numbers on a 100's number square? Make it quick because you're against the clock! 

Ladybird Spots HERE for MOBILEThree different counting, matching and ordering maths games based on the numbers 1 to 10. 

Number SequencesDrag and drop the numbers in the gaps to order the numbers 1 to 10. 

Park the PodsGreat 100's number square game which helps you to count on and back, with 10's, across 10's and with 10's and 1's. 

Pattern MatcherFour rows with pictures will appear on the screen. Can you find the repeating pattern in the pictures at the top row and click the matching one from the rows below it? Two levels. 

Paul PatternPaul shows you a pattern with three others to choose from. Find the one that shows the same pattern in a different way. After finding 20 patterns Paul will give you a dance show. 

Post a LetterDo you know your twodigit numbers? Post the letters through the right doors. 

Rachel RocketHelp Rachel Rocket count in twos to launch their rocket into space. Carry on the sequences by putting in the next numbers. 

Seeing PatternsUsing the example shown, can you figure out which pattern comes next? 

Splat SquareAn interactive 100's square which helps you learn numbers up to 100. 

Teddy Numbers HERE for MOBILELearn numbers and words to 15. It helps you learn to count and there's 6 levels. 

Number Trains 110
Arrange train carriages according to numbers on their sides. The numbers are represented in a range of words, numerals, base10 blocks or counting frames. Identify the numbers that come before and after starting numbers. Work with whole numbers up to 10. 

Number Trains 120
Arrange train carriages according to numbers on their sides. The numbers are represented in a range of words, numerals, base10 blocks or counting frames. Identify the numbers that come before and after starting numbers. Work with whole numbers up to 20. 

Number Trains 3050
Arrange train carriages according to numbers on their sides. The numbers are represented in a range of words, numerals, base10 blocks or counting frames. Identify the numbers that come before and after starting numbers. Work with whole numbers from to 3050. 

Number Trains 90120
Arrange train carriages according to numbers on their sides. Identify the numbers that come before and after starting numbers. Work with numbers in the range 90–120. 

Number Trains Skip Counting
Arrange train carriages according to numbers on their sides. Identify the numbers that come before and after starting numbers. Work with numbers in the range 1–120. Practise 'skip counting' by twos, fives and tens. 

Musical Counters
Make some music by building up rhythms from four instruments. Add a whole number several times on the number line to make a pattern. For example, set up a sound pattern where a drum waits on the first note, and then plays on every fourth note. 

Underwater Counting HERE for MOBILEWe need to find the treasure! Can you help by counting the underwater creatures? Two levels: Count to 5 and Count to 10. 
Year 2  Students recognise increasing and decreasing number sequences involving 2s, 3s and 5s. Students identify the missing element in a number sequence. Students count to and from 1000.
Australian Curriculum Yr 2 Achievement Standard <back to top>
Adventure Sequence  BBCHelp Molly cross the bridge by jumping over the next number in the pattern. Three levels of difficulty. 

Scale Matters 10sFind the missing numbers on the number line. You can choose from two activities. 'What's the Number?' and 'Where's the Number?' 

Scale Matters 100sFind the missing numbers on the number line. You can choose from two activities. 'What's the Number?' and 'Where's the Number?' 

Musical Times
Let's look at counting rules and patterns on a number line. Once you've made a counting rule, you can check whether it matches the pattern on the number line by listening to it played back to you! 

Wishball  Tens
Begin with a target number. You must reach this target number by adding or subtracting numbers that are randomly generated but you get to choose that digit's place value! Either tens or ones? Get to your target number in as few turns as possible. Goodluck! 

Wishball  HundredsBegin with a target number. You must reach this target number by adding or subtracting numbers that are randomly generated but you get to choose that digit's place value! Either hundreds, tens or ones? Get to your target number in as few turns as possible. Goodluck! 

Number Trains 3050
Arrange train carriages according to numbers on their sides. The numbers are represented in a range of words, numerals, base10 blocks or counting frames. Identify the numbers that come before and after starting numbers. Work with whole numbers from to 3050. 

Number Trains 90120
Arrange train carriages according to numbers on their sides. Identify the numbers that come before and after starting numbers. Work with numbers in the range 90–120. 

Number Trains Skip Counting
Arrange train carriages according to numbers on their sides. Identify the numbers that come before and after starting numbers. Work with numbers in the range 1–120. Practise 'skip counting' by twos, fives and tens. 

Balloon Pop Order  100Pop the balloons in order from smallest to largest using 1 – 100. Many levels that get harder as you progress. 

Musical Counters
Make some music by building up rhythms from four instruments. Add a whole number several times on the number line to make a pattern. For example, set up a sound pattern where a drum waits on the first note, and then plays on every fourth note. 

Chinese Dragon Game HERE for MOBILEDrag and drop activities help students to order numbers, beginning at a basic level and progressing to more exercises ordering decimal and negative numbers. Sequencing activities reinforce sequences and reinforce multiples. 

Counting Caterpillar HERE for MOBILEPractise ordering consecutive and nonconsecutive numbers (numbers not next to one another). Use your knowledge of place value to put numbers in the correct order from the smallest to the largest. 

Skip Counting AdvancedChoose the number you want to skip count by then practice your skip counting by shooting the fruit with the correct number on it. Loads of different levels. 

Skip Counting with SamHelp Sam cross the river by skip counting and stepping on the correct stones. If you press the 'Reset' button it will change the amount you skip by. 

Shape FractionsUse this tool to explore how to express fractions and display them in different ways. Divide simple shapes into equal parts. Select regions, then express the area selected as a fraction (or equivalent). 

Spring MathsCounting, ordering, sequencing, number bonds, addition, subtraction, multiplication... all set around the theme of Spring. 

Talking CalculatorThis calculator says the number you type in out loud, into the TRILLIONS! It also tells you what it is doing as you plug in equations for it to solve. 
Year 3  Students count to and from 10 000. They classify numbers as either odd or even. They continue number patterns involving addition and subtraction.
Australian Curriculum Yr 3 Achievement Standard <back to top>
1  100 Interactive ChartInteractive 100 number chart that's great for displaying number patterns, skip counting and to learn multiplication tables. Student can print their charts too! 

Musical Number Patterns:odds and evensLet's find out how to make patterns with odd and even numbers. Once you've made a rule to create a continuing pattern, you can listen to it being played out on a number line! 

Place Value Headings  BBCTest your number skills with these 3 Bamzooki challenges! Uses a variety of place value games to test your understanding of place value (including decimals). 

Number Trains Skip Counting
Arrange train carriages according to numbers on their sides. Identify the numbers that come before and after starting numbers. Work with numbers in the range 1–120. Practise 'skip counting' by twos, fives and tens. 

Wishball  HundredsBegin with a target number. You must reach this target number by adding or subtracting numbers that are randomly generated but you get to choose that digit's place value! Either hundreds, tens or ones? Get to your target number in as few turns as possible. Goodluck! 

Design your own parkHelp a town planner to design a site plan for a park. Choose regions on a grid for different uses such as picnic tables, swings, sandpits or ponds. Use this tool to explore how to show fractions and display them in different ways. 

Scale Matters  Simple UnitsHelp a town planner to design a site plan for a park. Choose regions on a grid for different uses such as picnic tables, swings, sandpits or ponds. Use this tool to explore how to show fractions and display them in different ways. 

Fraction Fiddle ToolHelp a townCan you imagine what a fraction is? Use a tool to see what happens when you change the numerals in a fraction. To find out which fraction is larger, build the two fractions and compare them on a number line. 

Balloon Pop Order  100Pop the balloons in order from smallest to largest using 1 – 100. Many levels that get harder as you progress. 

Balloon Pop Skip CountingChoose the number that you want to skip count by. Goodluck! Many levels to choose. 

Caterpillar Ordering HERE for MOBILEThese drag and drop activities help students to order numbers, beginning at a basic level and progressing to more challenging exercises ordering decimal and negative numbers. The sequencing activities help children to recognise number sequences and reinforce their knowledge of multiples.counting forwards and backwards up to challenging multiples such as 5's and 10's. 

Placing Numbers on a Number LineEstimate where you think a number might be on a number line. You can choose the value of numbers up to 10,000 on various number lines. Many different options to choose from. 

Guess the Number!How many turns does it take you to guess the number? Develops your estimation and halving skills. Put in your own numbers to make it as easy or hard as you like. 

Number Patterns Explained BBCA great explanation of number patterns and how they are made. Activities to complete along the way. 

OrderingChoose ordering of capacity (mL to L), numbers (from 2 decimal places to 1000)or prices (British currency). 

Puppies in BasketsThe puppies want to go to sleep but there needs to be an even number of puppies in each dog basket. Can you put the correct amount of puppies in each basket? 

Musical Counters
Make some music by building up rhythms from four instruments. Add a whole number several times on the number line to make a pattern. For example, set up a sound pattern where a drum waits on the first note, and then plays on every fourth note. 

Talking CalculatorThis calculator says the number you type in out loud, into the TRILLIONS! It also tells you what it is doing as you plug in equations for it to solve. 