Can you design a new shape for the twenty-eight squares and arrange
the numbers in a logical way? What patterns do you notice?
Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:
You could draw some sketches of the children or use
dolls/teddies/any objects to represent them so you can keep track
of how many cards each child sends.
How will keep track of the number of children you have tried?
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.