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Clock Hands

This investigation explores using different shapes as the hands of the clock. What things occur as the the hands move.

Bracelets

Investigate the different shaped bracelets you could make from 18 different spherical beads. How do they compare if you use 24 beads?

Sweets in a Box

How many different shaped boxes can you design for 36 sweets in one layer? Can you arrange the sweets so that no sweets of the same colour are next to each other in any direction?

Shapes on the Playground

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:
Try starting by sketching out each of the shapes and writing down the perimeter of each one.