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Year 5 tasks

To solve maths problems at year 5 it is very important for your child to be able to instantly recall addition and subtraction facts up to 20, and multiplication and division facts up to 10 x 10.

e-ako maths provides free online basic fact learning tools which will help your child learn their basic facts, as well as a collection of games to improve their speed and accuracy. If you think this would benefit your child, click to read how to access this resource (show instructions).

Click to read about the purpose of the tasks below (show purpose).

We suggest that you ask your child what they are learning in maths at school, and select a task from this menu.


Party to the max (PDF, 1.3MB) Use multiplication basic facts.
Crazy compatibles (PDF, 299KB)Work with numbers that add to give a 'round number'.
Slippery slope (PDF, 382KB)Solve addition and subtraction problems.
This is my number (PDF, 287KB)Practise using basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts.
75 is the sum (PDF, 304KB)Use addition facts knowledge.
Something fishy (PDF, 407KB)Practise using basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts.
Fraction friends (PDF, 306KB)Identify simple fractions and percentages.
Create 5 (PDF, 347KB)Practise adding decimal numbers.
Cover up kiwi: decimals (PDF, 659KB) Practise adding decimal numbers.


Pick the pattern (PDF, 377KB) Continue a pattern and predict an unseen element in the pattern.
Sticking around (PDF, 533KB)Find and apply rules for patterns.
Operation time (PDF, 564KB)Use tables to connect members of a pattern.
Relationships (PDF, 316KB)Find the relationships between numbers.


Post it! (PDF, 352KB) Recognise the two-dimensional faces of three-dimensional objects.
Boxes of tricks (PDF, 370KB)Learn to make nets for solid objects.


Fill it up (PDF, 346KB) Learn to measure using millilitres and litres.
How big is big? (PDF, 426KB)Compare the sizes of different animals.
How long is that? (PDF, 397KB)Convert betwen units of time.
Perimeter puzzle (PDF, 287KB)Calculate the perimeter and area of shapes.


Chances or pair (PDF, 498MB) .Find the probability of a chance event.

Financial literacy

Oscar's odd jobs (PDF, 2.2MB) Use addition and subtraction to solve problems that involve money.