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Age 5 to 7

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It's Sahila's birthday and she is having a party.

Show us how you could answer these questions using:

- words

- pictures

- numbers

- objects

- other ways...

Sahila has 18 cupcakes for the party tea and she would like to share them out equally onto two plates for the table.

How many cakes will go on each plate?

Sahila has invited nine children to her party.

They are going to play a game in pairs. Each pair will need a balloon.

How many balloons will they need?

Sahila is going to give everyone five juggling balls to take home after the party.

Will 55 balls be enough?

Can you design a new shape for the twenty-eight squares and arrange the numbers in a logical way? What patterns do you notice?

How many starfish could there be on the beach, and how many children, if I can see 28 arms?