Learning from Other People's Starting Points

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Learning From Other People's Starting Points

In this feature, you can see how some children started each task.  This isn't because we want to give away the solutions though!  Instead we think you will find it helpful to try each task on your own or with a partner first, and then we encourage you to take a look at the other children's starting points.  

Can you work out their method?  Can you continue it to a full solution?  Next time you see a task like that one, how might you go about solving it?  Why have you chosen that way to do it?


Sizing Them Up link

Sizing Them Up 

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you put these shapes in order of size? Start with the smallest.

Number Round Up link

Number Round Up 

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Arrange the numbers 1 to 6 in each set of circles below. The sum of each side of the triangle should equal the number in its centre.

Lots of Lollies link

Lots of Lollies 

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Frances and Rishi were given a bag of lollies. They shared them out evenly and had one left over. How many lollies could there have been in the bag?