Showcases

Background Image

Resources

Students can now experience the fun of Inquisitive Minds throughout the year with resources to use at school or at home.


Inquisitive Minds Problem Solvers Toolkits

The Problem Solvers Toolkits are designed to give students access to concrete materials which can be used to add a different component to their Maths lessons or to their work at home.

Boxes include:

  • Two ten sided dice
  • Centicubes in six colours (10 of each colour)
  • Sets of tiles in four colours (10 of each colour)
  • Sets of counters in four colours (25 of each colour)
  • Tangram Puzzle (7 pieces)
  • Plastic Shapes (6 pieces)
  • Matchsticks (Assorted colurs)

The toolkits are designed for use by students in Primary Schools. They can be purchased for $40 + GST + postage and handling each.

(The standard postage in Australia is $10 for one pack. We will discuss postage with schools when they make their order.) 

Orders for Toolkits can be made by filling in the form below.

Debbie is currently creating sets of activities which may be used alongside these toolkits. The target group of these activities is K - 6.

 

Inquisitive Minds - Top up your Toolkit

Add extra dice to your toolkit for just $2 + GST each. Just let us know when you make your order.

 

Inquisitive Minds - Supplementary Activities

We are currently working on a range of activities which can be used alongside the toolkits. These activities will include slideshows, videos, open ended tasks, problem solving activities, deep thinking questions and games.

 

Inquisitive Minds - Operation Grid Games

The first Inquisitive Minds activities which will be available for parents and schools to purchase will be Operation Grid Games. These activities have now been written and will be released after some final touch ups - hopefully by the end of June.

There are four different Operation Grid Games packs; each designed to enable primary school students to develop and reinforce their number skills in a fun and engaging way!

Whole Number Grid Games: Targeting Prep and Early Stage 1

Concepts covered include:

  • Number identification
  • Identification of the number one more than a given number (1 - 10)
  • Identification of the number one less than a given number (1 - 10)
  • Comparison of two numbers (1 - 10) to find the larger one, or to determine equality.

Pack includes:

  • 8 variations of games with instructions - 2 for each concept.
  • 4 teaching sheets - These cover the information students must know to play the games. They are ideal for teacher use, a quick reference for students, or to send home with games, allowing parents to support and reinforce learning.
  • 4 support sheets - Providing scaffolding to allow students of all abilities access to the games.

Addition and Subtraction Grid Games: Targeting Stage 1.

Concepts covered include:

  • Addition of two numbers to give ten.
  • Difference between two numbers (1 - 10)
  • Addition of two numbers (1 - 10)
  • Addition of threee numbers to give 20.

Pack includes:

  • 8 variations of games with instructions - 2 for each concept.
  • 4 teaching sheets - These cover the information students must know to play the games. They are ideal for teacher use, a quick reference for students, or to send home with games, allowing parents to support and reinforce learning.
  • 4 support sheets - Providing scaffolding to allow students of all abilities access to the games.

Multiplication Grid Games: Targeting Stage 2 and beyond.

Concepts covered include:

  • Individual times tables
  • Mixed times tables

Pack includes:

  • 30 variations of games with instructions - 3 to practise each times table (2 - 9) and 3 to practise mixed times tables.
  • 1 teaching sheet - This covers the information students must know to play the games. It is ideal for teacher use, a quick reference for students, or to send home with games, allowing parents to support and reinforce learning.
  • 2 support sheets - Providing scaffolding to allow students of all abilities access to the games.

Division Grid Games: Targeting Stage 2 and beyond

Concepts covered include:

  • Division of two numbers
  • Mixed Operations

Pack includes:

  • Over 30 variations of games with instructions - Games can be used to practise division by one number at a time, or by a selection different numbers all at the same time. There are 3 games to practise mixed operations.
  • 1 teaching sheet - This covers the information students must know to play the games. It is ideal for teacher use, a quick reference for students, or to send home with games, allowing parents to support and reinforce learning.
  • 2 support sheets - Providing scaffolding to allow students of all abilities access to the games.
  • Templates for 90 division flash cards

 

All Operation Grid Games packs are aligned with the NSW Mathematics Syllabus.

Activites are differentiated to allow access and engagement for students of all abilities.

Parents may purchase a pack for home use. They will receive hard copies of contents.

Schools who purchase a pack receive a digital and hard copy of all contents.

 

Place an Order

Fill in the form below to order your Inquisitive Minds Problem Solvers Toolkits, to top up your toolkit or to express interest in one of our Operation Grid Games packs.

Payments may be made using Visa, or direct deposit.

Orders paid for by direct deposit will be processed once the payment is finalised.

Orders paid for by credit card will be processed after we call you to take payment details.

Please note that we are currently making toolkits as they are ordered, so large orders of these may take time to process. 


 

PLACE AN ORDER

If you would like to order one of the Inquisitive Minds Resources, please fil in the form below and Debbie will contact you soon.


Your Name
Invalid Input

Phone Number
Invalid Input

Email
Invalid Input

School (If Applicable)
Invalid Input

Which Inquisitive Minds Resource would you like to purchase?
Invalid Input

Would you like to join our mailing list?
Invalid Input

Other comments or questions
Invalid Input

Please enter a correct security code.