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Challenge Level

Why do this problem?

This problem encourages children to work systematically and use trial and improvement. You could print off this sheet for learners to work on.

Key questions

Can you find a way to the middle?
Which stations did you visit more than once?
Can you find another way?
Can you find a way which only visits each station once?

Possible extension

Pupils could try Paw Prints as a follow-up to this problem.

Possible support

This sheet will allow children to record their different routes.