Follow the diagrams to make this patchwork piece, based on an
octagon in a square.
Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level
The image is made using only one kind of shape, just in different sizes. You might find that you need to draw full outlines of some shapes which you then rub out parts of afterwards.
The NRICH Project aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners. To support this aim, members of the
NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to
embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice.