### Chocolate

There are three tables in a room with blocks of chocolate on each. Where would be the best place for each child in the class to sit if they came in one at a time?

### Happy Halving

Can you split each of the shapes below in half so that the two parts are exactly the same?

### A Bowl of Fruit

Can you work out how many apples there are in this fruit bowl if you know what fraction there are?

# Cuisenaire Without Grid

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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Click on 'Rods', to choose a Cuisenaire rod and then drag it onto the background. More rods can be added in a similar way and aligned as you wish. A rod can be rotated by $90^\circ$ by clicking any key whilst dragging. For a version with a squared background see here.

You could use this environment for all sorts of purposes - perhaps to explore addition and subtraction, factors and multiples or ideas about fractions.

For more ideas, look at the Notes section, or go to this page where there is a collection of Cuisenaire problems.