You may also like

Fitted

Nine squares with side lengths 1, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, and 18 cm can be fitted together to form a rectangle. What are the dimensions of the rectangle?

Drawing Polygons

I wonder which polygons we can draw on dotty paper...

Drawing Squares

Take a look at the video showing squares drawn on dotty grids...

Approaching Midnight the Ultimate

Age 7 to 14
What would happen if we introduced further complexity to the Approaching Midnight game, such as players get to pick which steps they use from a pool and then that step cannot be used again? Would this make a good game?

You may like to explore this idea or one of your own.

If you would like to see other ideas we have thought of to explore, click below:

2D - could you play a version of the game going down a staircase rather than on a straight line?


Try playing a sequence of games with different start times (pre-declared) and the loser of each round gets to pick who goes first in the next round.


A random number is added to the step that you choose.


What do you think is an effective way to introduce further complexity that makes for a good game?

How do you define a good game?

Let us know your thoughts here.