Low Threshold High Ceiling Tasks
We hope that you find you can easily get started on the activities in this feature but that you can also take the mathematics to great heights! The last day for sending in solutions is Monday 9 December.
How many different triangles can you draw on the dotty grid which each have one dot in the middle?
Can you put these shapes in order of size? Start with the smallest.
Sort the houses in my street into different groups. Can you do it in any other ways?
Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:
Noah saw 12 legs walk by into the Ark. How many creatures did he see?
Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture. How many different shapes can you make by fitting the four triangles back together?
This is an adding game for two players.
Have a look at these photos of different fruit. How many do you see? How did you count?
The computer has made a rectangle and will tell you the number of spots it uses in total. Can you find out where the rectangle is?
Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:
An investigation that gives you the opportunity to make and justify predictions.
How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?
Can you find examples of magic crosses? Can you find all the possibilities?
I added together some of my neighbours' house numbers. Can you explain the patterns I noticed?
Choose four different digits from 1-9 and put one in each box so that the resulting four two-digit numbers add to a total of 100.