Online Activities for 1st & 2nd Classes

White Rose Maths: a series of lessons on Counting in 2s and 5s (Year 1), Pattern in Shapes (Year 1), Counting in 2s, 5s, 10s and 3s (Year 2), Pattern in 2-D Shapes (Year 2), Pattern in 3-D Shapes (Year 2).

Biscuit Patterns: Biscuit the dog likes his dog biscuits served in a particular pattern. Can his friend serve the biscuits in the pattern that Biscuit prefers? Watch the video and answer the questions

Matholia: A playlist of video lessons on Patterns in Numbers; videos 1-6 are suited to first and second classes. Also available is a video on Patterns with 2-D shape and Patterns with 3-D Solids

Khan Academy: A series of videos and practice questions exploring Even and Odd Numbers (Grade 2). You can also register for a free Khan Academy account to record your progress and explore other topics/grades.

Top Marks - Shape Patterns: sequencing game where you need to complete the pattern of different coloured 2D shapes. It is a multiple choice game with three levels of difficulty.

Pattern Blocks: Make numerous patterns, designs, pictures etc with these interactive pattern blocks. You can also choose a puzzle to complete.

Mathigon Polypad: Use this excellent tool to create, copy and extend patterns. Select Tiles > Geometry and then drag out your own choice of tiles make patterns.

Caterpillar Ordering: Choose between ordering (where you put the given numbers in order) or sequencing (where you complete the sequence with the correct numbers from those given). Has various levels including 1-100.

Coconut Ordering: Hit the numbers in order of size. Select 'numbers' and then choose from numbers up to 10, up to 20, up to 100 (in tens) or up to 100 (any number).

Happy Numbers: First class pupils could work through the pattern activities (patterns in adding 0 and 1) from Module 4, Topic H. Second class pupils could do the activities on the Meaning of Even and Odd Numbers, Module 6, Topic D

Odd & Even: A selection of games to identify the odd and even numbers: Coconut Odd or Even, Fruit Splat Odd or Even, Carroll Diagrams Odd and Even.

Maths Frame - Errors on a Venn Diagram: Identify the numbers which have been placed in the wrong position on the Venn diagram and drag them to their correct place. Choose the criteria of odd or even numbers.

Splash Learn - Patterns: Practice how to Extend Number Patterns (rule given), Extend Number Patterns (rule not given) and Generate Numerical Patterns.

Patterns: a selection of practice games from You can do a number of free quizzes each day without having a subscription. Start with the second class games and work up through the activities (Please note that the class levels used here don't exactly match the class level content in the Irish maths curriculum).

Math Games - Patterns: Selection of practice games; choose your class level