Open-Ended Maths Activities

Open-Ended Maths Activities discusses the features of ‘good’ mathematical questions. It provides practical advice on how teachers can create their own open-ended and problem-solving questions, and use them effectively in the classroom.


  • includes over 80 pages of ‘good’ questions for teachers to use in the classroom.
  • organises questions into content areas (Number and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry, Statistics and Probability).
  • indicates the suggested age level of students for each question.
  • written by a well-established expert in the field of teaching and learning mathematics, and an experienced author with a primary teaching background.