You may also like


How many different ways can you find of fitting five hexagons together? How will you know you have found all the ways?

Exploded Squares

This practical activity challenges you to create symmetrical designs by cutting a square into strips.

Star Find

Age 5 to 7
Challenge Level

Here is a grid made up of $9$ squares. All of them are the same except for one. Can you find the odd one out?

Grid of 9 squares, with patterns.

The basic tile from the design above looks like this:

Basic tile design.

In the star design, the tile has been turned around, or rotated , into different positions.
Below is a wall of $16$ blank tiles. Using the basic tile, can you make a repeating pattern to decorate our wall? Try making more designs by rotating the tile and using it in more than one position.

Grid of 16 squares.