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These two group activities use mathematical reasoning - one is numerical, one geometric.

Exploring Wild & Wonderful Number Patterns

EWWNP means Exploring Wild and Wonderful Number Patterns Created by Yourself! Investigate what happens if we create number patterns using some simple rules.


Place this "worm" on the 100 square and find the total of the four squares it covers. Keeping its head in the same place, what other totals can you make?

X Is 5 Squares

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you arrange five different digits (from 0 to 9) in the cross so that

  1. the total of the four outside numbers is equal to the middle number, and
  2. the top two numbers multiplied together are also equal to the middle number, and
  3. the sum of the three numbers forming a diagonal is equal to the other three numbers forming the other diagonal.

Diagonal cross consisting of 5 squares.