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Maths Mazes (Multiplication and Division)

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF, Word | 6 pages | Years: 3 - 6

Solve these mazes by manipulating numbers using multiplication and division skills.

Fun Multiplication and Division Worksheets

Do you think you have what it takes to find your way out of these maths mazes?

The shapes at the bottom of the maze need to leave the maze with certain numbers. They must find a path through the maze, picking up multiplication and division tokens to exit with their correct number.

Use these worksheets as a fun consolidation and problem-solving activity. Students will need to use their number knowledge and process of elimination to determine the correct paths to take.

This resource includes three mazes. They progressively increase in difficulty. 

  • Maze 1 – multiplying and dividing by 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • Maze 2 – multiplying and dividing by 2, 3 and 5
  • Maze 3 – multiplying and dividing by 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 and 10.

Answer pages are included for each maze to help with easy marking. 

Scaffolding & Extension Tips 

In addition to individual student work time, use this worksheet as a:

For students who may need extra support, begin them on Maze 1 and provide them with a list of multiplication and division facts.

Task fast finisher students with creating their own multiplication and division maths maze.

Provide them with a digital copy of the Microsoft Word version of the resource or remove the numbers yourself and print a blank maze for them to create their own. 

Easily Download & Print

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Microsoft Word version of this resource. 

Answer pages are included at the end of the PDF document. 

Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on cardboard and slipping it into a write-and-wipe sleeve. Students can record their answers with a whiteboard marker, then erase and reuse them.

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This resource was created by Melissa McLaren, a Teach Starter Collaborator.

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