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Domino Sequences

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Find the next two dominoes in these sequences.

Largest Even

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How would you create the largest possible two-digit even number from the digit I've given you and one of your choice?

Next Domino

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Which comes next in each pattern of dominoes?

Domino Patterns

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

What patterns can you make with a set of dominoes?

Even and Odd

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

This activity is best done with a whole class or in a large group. Can you match the cards? What happens when you add pairs of the numbers together?

How Odd

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

This problem challenges you to find out how many odd numbers there are between pairs of numbers. Can you find a pair of numbers that has four odds between them?

Hundred Square

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

A hundred square has been printed on both sides of a piece of paper. What is on the back of 100? 58? 23? 19?

Ring a Ring of Numbers

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.

Domino Number Patterns

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Can you work out the domino pieces which would go in the middle in each case to complete the pattern of these eight sets of 3 dominoes?

Making Sticks

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Kimie and Sebastian were making sticks from interlocking cubes and lining them up. Can they make their lines the same length? Can they make any other lines?

Lots of Lollies

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Frances and Rishi were given a bag of lollies. They shared them out evenly and had one left over. How many lollies could there have been in the bag?

Dotty Six

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Dotty Six is a simple dice game that you can adapt in many ways.

Biscuit Decorations

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Andrew decorated 20 biscuits to take to a party. He lined them up and put icing on every second biscuit and different decorations on other biscuits. How many biscuits weren't decorated?

How Would We Count?

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

An activity centred around observations of dots and how we visualise number arrangement patterns.

Dotty Six for Two

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Dotty Six game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have three sixes in a straight line?

Number Match

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A task which depends on members of the group noticing the needs of others and responding.