We were particularly pleased with the kinds of
answers and explanations that came with these solutions.We had many
sent in and here are just two as a sample. First from Daniel at
Englefield Green Infants School:
A. rough to feel and sparkley when rolling
B. rough to feel and dark inside
C. dark inside and sparkle when rolling
D dark inside and cold
E. cold, dark and rough
F. cold, sparkle when rolling, rough
G. rough, sparkle when rolling, dark inside
H. cold, rough
I. sparkle when rolling
J. sparkle when rolling, cold, dark inside.
On marbles that
sparkle when rolling but are dark inside - red and green
are cold to touch and feel rough - white and blue
are cold, but sparkle when rolling - white, red.
What colour(s) could be on a marble that
is cold - white
sparkles when rolling - red
The colour you would find on a cold, sparkly, dark and rough marble
blue, green, red and white.
The second one is from Rebecca at Montsaye
A- would be rough to feel and Sparkles when it rolls
B- would be rough to feel and Dark inside
C- would Sparkle when it rolls and Dark on the inside
D- would be Dark on the inside and cold to touch
E- would be Cold to touch, Rough to feel and and Dark on the
F- would be Cold to touch, Rough to feeland Sparkle when it
G- would Sparkle when it rolls, be Rough to feel and Dark on the
H- would be cold to touch and Rough to feel
I- would Sparkle when it rolls and be cold to touch
J- would Sparkle when it rolls, be cold to touch and dark on the
If I was making the Marbles-
If the Marble would Sparkle when it rolls and be dark on the inside
would put Red and Green on it.
If the Marble would be cold to touch and Rough to feel I would put
and Blue on it.
If the marble would be cold to touch and Sparkle when it rolls I
White and red on it.
If a Marble was cold it could be-
White and Blue,
White and Green,
White and Red,
White and Blue and Red,
White and Blue and Green,
White and Red and Blue and Green.
If a Marble Sparkled when it rolled it could be-
Red and Blue,
Red and Green,
Red and White,
Red and Blue and White,
Red and Blue and Green,
Red and White and Green,
Red and White and Green and Blue.
If a Marble was cold, sparkly, dark and rough it would be-
White and Red and Green and Blue.
Other solutions came from;
Kristy at Singapore International
pupils from Buckingham College Preparatory School
Talia and Alex at
Red Hill Field School
Saskia and Amrita
at Jebal School
Rhea at Mason
Alaa at Gateway
A girl called
Charlie at Culford Preparatory School
Sarah at Seabrook
Sofia at Glenarm
Peter and Olivia at Danes Hill School
Aramide at Clapham Manor School
Samantha at Driftwood Middle
and last but not least, Meghan and
Well done everyone!