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Halving

These pictures show squares split into halves. Can you find other ways?

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Making Longer, Making Shorter

Ahmed is making rods using different numbers of cubes. Which rod is twice the length of his first rod?

Happy Halving

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

You could print off this sheet with the shapes drawn so you can try out your ideas. Or you could make the shapes on a pegboard.
You might like to cut out the shapes first. Then you could try cutting each shape and checking to see whether the two parts are the same - perhaps you'll need to turn one of them round!