Braingo online maths games for ks1 and ks2
Bingo-style games are ideal for the primary classroom at key stage 1 and key stage 2. Teachers find online maths games delivered using a bingo game format hold pupils’ attention and create an effective learning activity for pupils of all abilities. There is plenty of scope for using maths games to teach key numeracy concepts at ks1 and ks2, such as number bonds, units of measurement and the 24 hour clock, to name just a few. Kids naturally love playing games and Braingo builds on this enthusiasm, so that pupils are having so much fun that they don’t know they are learning.
Just a few minutes playing Braingo at the start of a ks1 or ks2 lesson will help restless pupils to settle and develop their concentration. Games can be used as icebreaker activities or for revision. The possibilities are endless with Braingo as part of a teacher’s toolkit of maths games.
It only takes teachers a few minutes to create a new game or they can choose from a bank of existing questions written by experienced professionals. Questions can be easily adapted to suit a particular age group or theme, ready to be played at any time.
Braingo is one of the few online maths games designed by teachers for teachers. Reluctant learners at ks1 and ks2 and their more able peers will enjoy taking part in Braingo activities. The only equipment teachers will need is a computer with speakers and an internet connection.
Numeracy skills are more important than ever in today’s information based society and the foundations for maths confidence are laid in the primary school years. Braingo helps students gain a can-do attitude to maths and builds confidence levels whilst having fun.