An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
Use the fraction wall to compare the size of these fractions - you'll be amazed how it helps!
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?
Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
Can you make a train the same length as Laura's but using three differently coloured rods? Is there only one way of doing it?
Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
A thoughtful shepherd used bales of straw to protect the area around his lambs. Explore how you can arrange the bales.
A train building game for 2 players.
Using the picture of the fraction wall, can you find equivalent fractions?
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
These squares have been made from Cuisenaire rods. Can you describe the pattern? What would the next square look like?