Prompt Cards

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.

Worms

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?

Brothers and Sisters

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Cassandra, David and Lachlan are brothers and sister.
They range in age between $1$ year and $14$ years.
Can you figure out their exact ages from the clues?

Lachlan's age and David's age added together is $10$ years.
Cassandra's age and Lachlan's age added together is $15$ years.
David's age and Cassandra's age added together is $19$ years.

This problem was made up and sent in by Cassandra from Cambridge in the UK. Thank you Cassandra!