I Wonder ...?

I wonder ...?

Do you ever find yourself asking 'I wonder what would happen if ...? We have chosen some tasks that we think you will really enjoy and want to solve!

What Was in the Box? 

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:
This big box adds something to any number that goes into it. If you know the numbers that come out, what addition might be going on in the box?

Break it Up! 

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:
In how many different ways can you break up a stick of 7 interlocking cubes? Now try with a stick of 8 cubes and a stick of 6 cubes.

Holes 

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:
I've made some cubes and some cubes with holes in. This challenge invites you to explore the difference in the number of small cubes I've used. Can you see any patterns?

Four Triangles Puzzle 

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:
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?