Homemade Maths (7-11)

These tasks for 7 to 11 year olds are part of our Maths at Home feature and you can see all the tasks for this age group here. The activities below need some everyday bits and pieces. Anything will do so be creative! (The stars give an indication of challenge level, from one star to three stars.) 

Nim-7 for Two

Age 5 to 14 Challenge Level:

Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?

Square Corners

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What is the greatest number of counters you can place on the grid below without four of them lying at the corners of a square?

Folding Flowers 1

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you visualise what shape this piece of paper will make when it is folded?

Number Sandwiches

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you arrange the digits 1, 1, 2, 2, 3 and 3 to make a Number Sandwich?