Picture Maths

Deepen mathematical understanding using imaginative picture activities

Picture Maths for Years 1 to 6 offers photocopiable picture challenges that put maths in real life context. Ideal for visual learners, these activities help children to develop their problem solving skills and consolidate their understanding.


  • Supports the new progamme of study for mathematics
  • Uses whiteboard pictures as a jumping off point for problem solving
  • Questions encourage talk for maths
  • Each activity contains 10 questions that get progressively more challenging
  • Background knowledge and teaching suggestions support effective teaching
  • Problem solving questions help pupils deepen their understanding and consolidate their mathematical understanding

Download free sample activities from Picture Maths:


6 teacher's books for years 1-6 each containing:

  • 20 activities covering the new Programme of Study for mathematics
  • Clear background information and teaching guidance
  • Photocopiable pupil worksheets
  • Pictures to project onto the whiteboard
  • Answers to all activities
  • Plus a free networkable CD-ROM with all content as printable PDFs. Store on your network with a permanent whole-school site licence.

Marlborough Road Academy on using Picture Maths:

"Picture Maths is an opportunity for children to apply new learning and consolidtate old learning."  

Find out what teachers and pupils at Marlborough Road Academy think of Picture Maths.

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