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Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.

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NRICH December 2006 advent calendar - a new tangram for each day in the run-up to Christmas.

Square Tangram

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This was a problem for our birthday website. Can you use four of these pieces to form a square? How about making a square with all five pieces?

Coordinate Tan

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What are the coordinates of the coloured dots that mark out the tangram? Try changing the position of the origin. What happens to the coordinates now?

Scissors, Paper, Rock

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Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the variations too?

Change Around

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Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.

Noughts and Crosses

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A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!

Part the Piles

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Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?

Ratio Pairs 2

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A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.

Coordinate Cunning

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A game for 2 people that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.

Incey Wincey Spider

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You'll need two dice to play this game against a partner. Will Incey Wincey make it to the top of the drain pipe or the bottom of the drain pipe first?

100 Percent

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An interactive game for 1 person. You are given a rectangle with 50 squares on it. Roll the dice to get a percentage between 2 and 100. How many squares is this? Keep going until you get 100. . . .

Sort the Street

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Sort the houses in my street into different groups. Can you do it in any other ways?

Building Stars

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An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

Round Peg Board

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A generic circular pegboard resource.

Spot Thirteen

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Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?

Rabbit Run

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Ahmed has some wooden planks to use for three sides of a rabbit run against the shed. What quadrilaterals would he be able to make with the planks of different lengths?

Complete the Square

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Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they look!

Turning

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Use your mouse to move the red and green parts of this disc. Can you make images which show the turnings described?

Are You Well Balanced?

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Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.

Odd Tic Tac

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An odd version of tic tac toe

Memory Game Template

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Using angular.js to bind inputs to outputs

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Twenty four games for the run-up to Christmas.

Horizontal Vertical

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Take it in turns to place a domino on the grid. One to be placed horizontally and the other vertically. Can you make it impossible for your opponent to play?

Fraction Card Game 1

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Match the halves.

Train

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A train building game for 2 players.

Turning Man

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Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.

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How can the same pieces of the tangram make this bowl before and after it was chipped? Use the interactivity to try and work out what is going on!

We'll Bang the Drum

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How many different rhythms can you make by putting two drums on the wheel?

Tetrafit

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A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?

Board Block Challenge

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Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?

Board Block

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Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?

A Dotty Problem

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Starting with the number 180, take away 9 again and again, joining up the dots as you go. Watch out - don't join all the dots!

Red Even

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You have 4 red and 5 blue counters. How many ways can they be placed on a 3 by 3 grid so that all the rows columns and diagonals have an even number of red counters?

Colour in the Square

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Can you put the 25 coloured tiles into the 5 x 5 square so that no column, no row and no diagonal line have tiles of the same colour in them?

Sorting Symmetries

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Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.

Twice as Big?

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Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.

World of Tan 24 - Clocks

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?

Making Shapes

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Arrange any number of counters from these 18 on the grid to make a rectangle. What numbers of counters make rectangles? How many different rectangles can you make with each number of counters?

Right Angle Challenge

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How many right angles can you make using two sticks?

Posting Triangles

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If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?

Coloured Squares

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Use the clues to colour each square.

Fractions and Coins Game

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Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.

More Numbers in the Ring

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If there are 3 squares in the ring, can you place three different numbers in them so that their differences are odd? Try with different numbers of squares around the ring. What do you notice?

Same Length Trains

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How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?

Three Ball Line Up

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Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.

Bubble Trouble

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Can you find just the right bubbles to hold your number?

Cuisenaire Counting

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Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?

Overlapping Circles

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What shaped overlaps can you make with two circles which are the same size? What shapes are 'left over'? What shapes can you make when the circles are different sizes?

Colour Wheels

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Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?