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Investigate the different shaped bracelets you could make from 18 different spherical beads. How do they compare if you use 24 beads?

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Cut and Make

Cut a square of paper into three pieces as shown. Now,can you use the 3 pieces to make a large triangle, a parallelogram and the square again?

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Is a Square a Rectangle?

How many rectangles can you find in this shape? Which ones are differently sized and which are 'similar'?


Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Quadrilaterals are shapes that have four straight sides.

How many DIFFERENT quadrilaterals can be made by joining the dots on the circle? (There are eight evenly-spaced dots.)


Can you work out the angles of all your quadrilaterals?

For a printable set of dotted circles to use with this resource click here.