Daily Maths Problems – Year 5


This 3 week booklet contains plenty of engaging short tasks for Year 5 students!


The following topics in this booklet include:

  • Number and Algebra
  • Measurement and Geometry
  • Statistics and Probability


There is a maths column for each school day of the week (Monday – Friday) and includes a bonus extension for children who finish early or would like to challenge themselves. Perfect to use as a warm-up activity, review or as an assessment to check students understandings of various mathematical concepts.


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Daily Focus:


WEEK ONE: Number & Algebra

Monday: Prime & Composite Numbers, Factors & Multiples

Tuesday: Rounding Numbers, Estimation of Addition and Subtraction Problems

Wednesday: 2-Digit Multiplication and Division

Thursday: Adding & Subtracting Fractions, Converting Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers

Friday: Decimal Numbers Equivalence & Converting to Fractions/ Decimals

Extension: Financial Maths and Patterns


WEEK TWO: Measurement & Geometry

Monday: Most Appropriate Unit of Measurement (Area, Capacity, Mass, Length)

Tuesday: Perimeter & Area of Regular and Irregular Rectangles

Wednesday: 12 & 24 Hour Time Systems and Adding & Subtracting Time

Thursday: 2D Nets & 3D Objects and Naming 2D Shapes

Friday: Translations, Reflections, Rotations and Enlargements

Extension: Angles (Acute, Obtuse, Reflex, Straight, Revolution)


WEEK THREE: Statistics & Probability

Monday: Probability as Fractions and Percentages

Tuesday: Probability Ranging from 0 – 1

Wednesday: Categorical Data

Thursday: Numerical Data

Friday: Pictograph

Extension: 2-Way Table and Differentiating between Categorical & Numerical Data


An answer key is also included for easy marking to save you time and effort!


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