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You'll need lots of interlocking cubes for this challenge! It
would be good to make the eight shapes in eight different colours
if you can.

How will you put the shapes together?

Perhaps you could compare your construction with some else's? Or you could make another one and then look at what is the same and what is different about the two.

How will you put the shapes together?

Perhaps you could compare your construction with some else's? Or you could make another one and then look at what is the same and what is different about the two.

How many different ways can you find to join three equilateral triangles together? Can you convince us that you have found them all?

Two children made up a game as they walked along the garden paths. Can you find out their scores? Can you find some paths of your own?