Prompt Cards

These two group activities use mathematical reasoning - one is numerical, one geometric.

Consecutive Numbers

An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.

Exploring Wild & Wonderful Number Patterns

EWWNP means Exploring Wild and Wonderful Number Patterns Created by Yourself! Investigate what happens if we create number patterns using some simple rules.

Let's Face It

Why do this problem?

This problem is a lovely way to extend work on magic squares, combining numerical and spatial ideas.

Key questions

Have you found one way of making a magic square?
How could you change the position of the numbers so that the square is still magic?

Possible support

This net may prove helpful - it has a $4$ by $4$ grid on each face.