Mathematical Habits of Mind

Mathematical Habits of Mind

Good thinkers are curious, thoughtful, collaborative and determined. Each of the activities in this feature will help you to develop one of these skills.

Take a look at each of the 'related' lists for more tasks like these too!


Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
Can you lay out the pictures of the drinks in the way described by the clue cards?


Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
These pieces of wallpaper need to be ordered from smallest to largest. Can you find a way to do it?

Inside Triangles 

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3
How many different triangles can you draw on the dotty grid which each have one dot in the middle?

If the World Were a Village 

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
This activity is based on data in the book 'If the World Were a Village'. How will you represent your chosen data for maximum effect?