Year 6 Who Ate the Gingerbread? Maths Game

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Play this Year 6 Who Ate the Gingerbread? Maths Game and help the children in Year 6 find out who stole their gingerbread! Solve the clues to find the culprit. You may wish to use a pencil and paper to perform your calculations and to keep note of the answers! How long will it take you to find the gingerbread thief?

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 6 Who Ate the Gingerbread? Maths Game requires pupils to apply their knowledge of the following topics:

  • Negative numbers
  • Multiplications and division
  • Multiples, factors, and square and cube numbers
  • Coordinates

Pupils will answers questions on these topics to solve the mystery of who stole Year 6’s gingerbread.

National Curriculum Objectives

Mathematics Year 6: (6N5) Use negative numbers in context, and calculate intervals across zero

Mathematics Year 6: (6C5) Identify common factors, common multiples and prime numbers

Mathematics Year 6: (6C7b) Divide numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit whole number using the formal written method of long division, and interpret remainders as whole number remainders, fractions, or by rounding, as appropriate for the context

Mathematics Year 6: (6C9) Use their knowledge of the order of operations to carry out calculations involving the four operations

Mathematics Year 6: (6P3) Describe positions on the full coordinate grid (all four quadrants)