Counters are a great resource that we can use in mathematics in a number of ways, for example to show patterns, to model our thinking or to keep track of moves. We have put together a number of activities that all use counters - can you work out the different ways in which the counters are used?
Leah and Tom each have a number line. Can you work out where their counters will land? What are the secret jumps they make with their counters?
Andrew decorated 20 biscuits to take to a party. He lined them up and put icing on every second biscuit and different decorations on other biscuits. How many biscuits weren't decorated?
Arrange any number of counters from these 18 on the grid to make a rectangle. What numbers of counters make rectangles? How many different rectangles can you make with each number of counters?