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Cover the Camel

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you cover the camel with pieces shaped like this?

pieceflipped over tile


Click and drag on one of the pieces to move it onto the camel. You can use the arrow buttons to turn the piece around.

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Please let us know how you completed the camel and send in pictures of him/her completely covered!

A practical version of this activity is included in one of the Brain Buster Maths Boxes which contains hands-on challenges developed by members of NRICH and produced by BEAM. For more details and ordering information, please scroll down this page .