The Problem with Problem Solving at Stage 1

The Problem with Problem Solving at Stage 1

In this feature we have collected together some of our exciting tasks that use lots of problem solving skills.

Tangrams 

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:
Can you make five differently sized squares from the tangram pieces?

Same Length Trains 

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?

Find the Difference 

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

How Would We Count? 

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:
An activity centred around observations of dots and how we visualise number arrangement patterns.