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How many triangles can you make on the 3 by 3 pegboard?

Cutting Corners

Can you make the most extraordinary, the most amazing, the most unusual patterns/designs from these triangles which are made in a special way?


Investigate the different shaped bracelets you could make from 18 different spherical beads. How do they compare if you use 24 beads?

Triangle Shapes

Age 5 to 11
Challenge Level

You'll need to print off these triangles to cut out. You could cut them out of tissue paper or overhead transparencies if you want to investigate overlaps.
What makes a 'jewel shape' different from one of the shapes in the first group, do you think?
It's good to talk about what others see in the designs you've made. Sometimes they will see shapes you may not have noticed.