Card Capers by Dr Paul Swan makes use of ordinary playing cards in games and activities to promote mathematical thinking.
The games are simple to play and children will be able to play them in a matter of minutes.
Cards are such a readily available resource that many schools are using these books as part of a take-home mathematics programme.
Topics covered include number, space and probability, with a strong emphasis on mental computation and problem solving throughout.
Photocopiable and contains clear instructions to help get your students thinking and learning