### Counting Counters

Take a counter and surround it by a ring of other counters that MUST touch two others. How many are needed?

### Cuisenaire Rods

These squares have been made from Cuisenaire rods. Can you describe the pattern? What would the next square look like?

### Doplication

We can arrange dots in a similar way to the 5 on a dice and they usually sit quite well into a rectangular shape. How many altogether in this 3 by 5? What happens for other sizes?

# Round and Round the Circle

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

You could use this sheet of circles marked in $12$s and this one that has circles marked in $10$s, $9$s, $8$s and $7$s.