Primary Live Problems

Each time you visit the NRICH site there will be some activities which are 'live'. That means we are inviting you and your students to send us solutions and we will publish a selection of them, along with your students' names and school, in a few weeks' time. If you'd like to know more about what we're looking for, read this short article.

Paper Partnerslive

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you describe a piece of paper clearly enough for your partner to know which piece it is?

Paper Patchwork 1live

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you work out what shape is made when this piece of paper is folded up using the crease pattern shown?

Paper Patchwork 2live

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Have a go at making a few of these shapes from paper in different sizes. What patterns can you create?

Folding Flowers 1live

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you visualise what shape this piece of paper will make when it is folded?

Folding Flowers 2live

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Make a flower design using the same shape made out of different sizes of paper.

Regular Rings 1live

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Can you work out what shape is made by folding in this way? Why not create some patterns using this shape but in different sizes?

Regular Rings 2live

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

What shape is made when you fold using this crease pattern? Can you make a ring design?

Stage 1 and 2 Toughnuts

Stage: 1 and 2

These Stage 1 and 2 problems haven't been solved yet. Why not take a look?