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# Jumping Squares

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Age 5 to 7

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Where could you land next?

Which move might be better? Why?

Have you thought of jumping backwards?

How are you keeping count of your moves?

Which move might be better? Why?

Have you thought of jumping backwards?

How are you keeping count of your moves?

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

This challenge involves eight three-cube models made from interlocking cubes. Investigate different ways of putting the models together then compare your constructions.

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?