Consecutive Numbers

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

Tea Cups

Place the 16 different combinations of cup/saucer in this 4 by 4 arrangement so that no row or column contains more than one cup or saucer of the same colour.

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.

Cuisenaire Spirals

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:
Here are two open spirals made from cuisenaire rods.

I used only the even numbered rods.
You can experiment making spirals using the rods on this computer activity below.
There may be some sets of real Cuisenaire rods in your school.
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Click on 'Rods', to choose rods and and drag them onto the squared background.
A rod can be rotated by $90^\circ$ by clicking any key whilst dragging.
You can change the  background squares (smaller or larger) using the 'View' menu.

When you've done a lot of exploring you might like to try the something similar with numbers.
If you do, have a look at Number Spirals here.