# Primary maths: Statistics

Explore this collection of lesson ideas, activities and fun games to introduce and develop KS1 and KS2 pupils' knowledge of statistics

## Discover top ways to get to grips with graphs, charts and tables with primary learners

With multiple opportunities to gather data relevant to your pupils' lives and apply it to real-life situations, statistics can be one of the most practical topics for you to explore with your class. From bar graphs and tally charts to pie charts and pictograms, we've selected a handful of interesting ways to tackle the topic.

### Lesson resources

Kick-start a unit on statistics with help from these introductory lesson presentations, covering a range of the main concepts, engaging lesson ideas and structured units of work.

#### Introduction to interpreting and handling data - column bar graphs

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A simple PPT lesson which will introduce interpreting and handling data, specifically with relation to column charts/ bar graphs. It begins by asking students to guess what a blank graph could represent (interpreting data), before moving on to various graphs with questions designed to introduce the...

#### Tally Charts and Pictograms - PowerPoint

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A nice introduction to Tally Charts and Pictograms. 18 slides Ideal for KS1

#### Pictograms Block Graphs Bar Charts Tally Charts Tables Presentations Worksheets

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This resource contains data and graphing relating to pictograms, bar charts, block graphs and tally charts and tables. It also includes lesson plans, PowerPoint presentations and worksheet activities. In line with the NC 2014 - Making and using pictograms, tally charts, block diagrams and sim...

#### YEAR 2 - Statistics- White Rose - WEEK 3 - Block 2- Spring- Differentiated Planning & Resources

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Year 2 - Statistics - Spring - Week 3 - Differentiated planning & resources. [See WEEK 4](https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/year-2-statistics-white-rose-week-4-block-2-spring-differentiated-planning-and-resources-12055935), or get the [Block 2 BUNDLE ](https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/...

#### Bar Charts - Year 3

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Bar Charts - Year 3: KS2 Maths Teaching Resource This KS2 mathematics teaching resource is an aid to delivering a lesson on Bar Charts, covering the curriculum objective of the year 3 maths programme of study (Statistics). Content includes: * What are bar charts introduction * Using the right scal...

#### Year 6 Statistics Unit

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Five fully resourced lessons for a Year 6 unit on statistics. Included are PowerPoints for each lesson that also include an arithmetic starter as well as activities and challenge activities as appropriate. The five lessons are as follows: Lesson One and Two - Line graphs Lesson Three - Pie charts Le...

#### 1. Statistics: interpret charts worksheets (Y4)

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These ready-to-use worksheets allow teachers to provide tasks to Year 4 children on the maths topic of interpret charts. They form part of a series of lessons on time which include coverage of the objectives: Interpret and present discrete and continuous data using appropriate graphical methods,...

#### Year 2 Maths - Statistics - Tally charts, pictograms and block diagrams

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This activity focuses on tally charts, pictograms and block diagrams. Learning Outcome: To interpret and construct simple tally charts, pictograms and block diagrams. First they must create a tally chart using the information given, then turn this tally chart into a pictogram. Part of this also...

### Activities and games

Delving into the world of data handling doesn't have to be complicated or dull! Why not try some of these varied activities for converting numbers into clear, visual representations or recap the key elements of statistics while having fun with these games and challenges?

#### BAR GRAPHS AND PICTOGRAPHS: ACTIVITY SHEETS

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This graphing unit features interpreting data in bar graphs and pictographs. Data is collected using concrete materials such as visuals, dice, spinners, coins and M&M s . This data is then represented in bar graphs and interpreted. The section on pictographs requires collected data to be inter...

#### Primary Maths - Favourite Colour Tally and Bar Chart Activity Sheets

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Complete the tally and bar charts, then answer the questions in this favourite colours survery worksheet. Suitable for Primary 3 Maths Handling Data - Collecting, Representing and Interpreting Data as well as Functional Skills Maths Entry Level.

#### Tally Charts Powerpoint Game by Arithmetickx

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A fun, interactive PPT game designed to help improve children's understanding of tally charts. This game is suitable for Year 3 and beyond. It would also be ideal for any Year 2 children working at greater depth. All Arithmetickx games incorporate 10 questions which increase in difficulty as the gam...

#### Quiz, Quiz Trade activity cards - Interpreting pictograms

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This is a great co-operative learning game for consolidating new learning in a fun and active way. Also great for revision. My classes enjoy the excuse to move around, work with different partners (and their friends) and have fun while learning. It does take some practice for them to get the hang ...

#### Firework Bar Graphs | UK Version

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This activity offers a different way to teach tally and bar graphs. Students choose 20 firework cards from the firework deck (or any amount you choose from the 45 cards). We find that 20 cards offers the most interesting collection to work with. Students are invited to collect the data of their...

#### Interpret pictograms 2s, 5s, and 10s

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Resources to support interpret pictograms 2s, 5s, and 10s from the small steps unit, Spring Block 2, year 2. The resources follow the planing from White Rose Maths. Included in the package are varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions. Documents are in word and pdf for ease of use.

#### Complete the Graph - Eight Pages!

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Can your children use the data provided to create pictograms, bar charts, line graphs and pie charts? Eight different pages are included: \* Animals in a zoo (Pictogram) \* Favourite sports (Pictogram) \* Traffic survey (Bar chart) \* Favourite teams (Bar chart) \* Car wash (Line graph)...

#### Statistics Mastery Activities Year 3

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Click the link below for the complete Year 3 resource pack (all 34 objectives) **[Year 3 Maths Mastery Pack](https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/maths-mastery-activities-year-3-11878963)** These are a range of activities/tasks to demonstrate mastery and develop deeper thinking and deeper unders...