Mathematical Habits of Mind

Mathematical Habits of Mind

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

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

If the World Were a Village 

Age 5 to 11
Challenge Level
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?

The Remainders Game 

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level
Play this game and see if you can figure out the computer's chosen number.

Stringy Quads 

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level
This practical problem challenges you to make quadrilaterals with a loop of string. You'll need some friends to help!

Factors and Multiples Game 

Age 7 to 16
Challenge Level
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?