Teaching Resource

Pandora's Party Palace Maths Activity – Upper Years

PDF | 12 pages|Grades: 5 - 6

Sixteen mathematics problem-solving task cards involving money in a real-world context.

Use this Pandora’s Party Palace Maths Activity when learning about money in the upper years.

Print, cut and laminate a class set to use during maths group activities or focus on one problem at a time as a whole class. Alternatively, give students a copy of a task card to glue into their books to solve independently. Provide students with a set of answer cards to check their working out.

Use the blank template to create your own questions and maths problems based on the catalogue for your class to solve.

This teaching resource includes:

  • 2 x Pandora’s Party Palace catalogues
  • 16 x maths problem solving cards
  • 4 x blank maths problem solving cards
  • 16 x answer cards.

Read more about using this resource to plan a real party in our blog Real World Mathematics | Exploring Maths with an End of Term Party.

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    Deborah Zaltsman

    My class loved this activity . Would love to see more financial planning and budgeting activities like this for Year 5’s .

    Deborah Zaltsman · Aug 26th, 2021

    Trish (Teach Starter)

    Thanks, Deborah! To suggest more of these please visit teachstarter.com/suggest-a-resource/.

    Trish (Teach Starter) · Aug 26th, 2021

    Yeet Hee

    there’s no answer to the pandora party palce

    Yeet Hee · May 13th, 2020

    Royce (Teach Starter)

    Hey Yeet, the answers for this resource is on pages 8 to 11. They look similar to the question task cards, but these ones have Answer Card on them.

    Royce (Teach Starter) · May 14th, 2020

    Resource Updates

    • This resource now includes a set of answer cards.

      Addition by Victoria (Teach Starter) Nov 6th, 2017

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