I've made some cubes and some cubes with holes in. This challenge invites you to explore the difference in the number of small cubes I've used. Can you see any patterns?
In this investigation we are going to count the number of 1s, 2s, 3s etc in numbers. Can you predict what will happen?
In how many different ways can you break up a stick of seven interlocking cubes? Now try with a stick of eight cubes and a stick of six cubes. What do you notice?
How many rectangles can you see? Are they all the same size? Can you predict how many rectangles there will be in counting sticks of different lengths?
Investigate what happens when you add house numbers along a street in different ways.
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
Can you describe what is happening as this program runs? Can you unpick the steps in the process?
How do you know if your set of dominoes is complete?
Investigate and explain the patterns that you see from recording just the units digits of numbers in the times tables.
How many ways can you find to do up all four buttons on my coat? How about if I had five buttons? Six ...?
Can you continue this pattern of triangles and begin to predict how many sticks are used for each new "layer"?