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### Two-digit Targets

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You have a set of the digits from 0 – 9. Can you arrange these in the 5 boxes to make two-digit numbers as close to the targets as possible?

### Sports Equipment

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

If these balls are put on a line with each ball touching the one in front and the one behind, which arrangement makes the shortest line of balls?

### Tricky Triangles

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Use the three triangles to fill these outline shapes. Perhaps you can create some of your own shapes for a friend to fill?

### Square Tangram

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This was a problem for our birthday website. Can you use four of these pieces to form a square? How about making a square with all five pieces?

### Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

### World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming?

### Making Longer, Making Shorter

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Ahmed is making rods using different numbers of cubes. Which rod is twice the length of his first rod?

### Four Colours

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Kate has eight multilink cubes. She has two red ones, two yellow, two green and two blue. She wants to fit them together to make a cube so that each colour shows on each face just once.

### Map Folding

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Take a rectangle of paper and fold it in half, and half again, to make four smaller rectangles. How many different ways can you fold it up?

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.

### Repeating Patterns

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Try continuing these patterns made from triangles. Can you create your own repeating pattern?

### Tangram Tangle

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

If you split the square into these two pieces, it is possible to fit the pieces together again to make a new shape. How many new shapes can you make?

### Halving

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

These pictures show squares split into halves. Can you find other ways?

### Putting Two and Two Together

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

In how many ways can you fit two of these yellow triangles together? Can you predict the number of ways two blue triangles can be fitted together?

### Sticks and Triangles

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Using different numbers of sticks, how many different triangles are you able to make? Can you make any rules about the numbers of sticks that make the most triangles?

### Dienes' Logiblocs

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

This problem focuses on Dienes' Logiblocs. What is the same and what is different about these pairs of shapes? Can you describe the shapes in the picture?

### Two Squared

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What happens to the area of a square if you double the length of the sides? Try the same thing with rectangles, diamonds and other shapes. How do the four smaller ones fit into the larger one?

### Two on Five

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Take 5 cubes of one colour and 2 of another colour. How many different ways can you join them if the 5 must touch the table and the 2 must not touch the table?

### Making Sticks

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Kimie and Sebastian were making sticks from interlocking cubes and lining them up. Can they make their lines the same length? Can they make any other lines?

### Cutting Corners

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you make the most extraordinary, the most amazing, the most unusual patterns/designs from these triangles which are made in a special way?

### Escher Tessellations

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This practical investigation invites you to make tessellating shapes in a similar way to the artist Escher.

### Two by One

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

An activity making various patterns with 2 x 1 rectangular tiles.

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NRICH December 2006 advent calendar - a new tangram for each day in the run-up to Christmas.

### Making Maths: Happy Families

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.

### Creating Cubes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Arrange 9 red cubes, 9 blue cubes and 9 yellow cubes into a large 3 by 3 cube. No row or column of cubes must contain two cubes of the same colour.

### Cover the Tray

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

These practical challenges are all about making a 'tray' and covering it with paper.

### How Tall?

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

A group of children are discussing the height of a tall tree. How would you go about finding out its height?

### Fit These Shapes

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

What is the largest number of circles we can fit into the frame without them overlapping? How do you know? What will happen if you try the other shapes?

### Seven Sticks

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Explore the triangles that can be made with seven sticks of the same length.

### Baked Bean Cans

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Is there a best way to stack cans? What do different supermarkets do? How high can you safely stack the cans?

### Tangrams

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you make five differently sized squares from the tangram pieces?

### Cereal Packets

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How can you put five cereal packets together to make different shapes if you must put them face-to-face?

### Let Us Reflect

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Where can you put the mirror across the square so that you can still "see" the whole square? How many different positions are possible?

### This Fencing

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Arrange your fences to make the largest rectangular space you can. Try with four fences, then five, then six etc.

### Hoops/rope

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Ideas for practical ways of representing data such as Venn and Carroll diagrams.

### Bottles (1)

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

For this activity which explores capacity, you will need to collect some bottles and jars.

### Fractional Triangles

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the lines on this figure to show how the square can be divided into 2 halves, 3 thirds, 6 sixths and 9 ninths.

### Compare the Cups

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You'll need a collection of cups for this activity.

### Rearrange the Square

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We can cut a small triangle off the corner of a square and then fit the two pieces together. Can you work out how these shapes are made from the two pieces?

### Making Tangrams

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Here's a simple way to make a Tangram without any measuring or ruling lines.

### Construct-o-straws

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Make a cube out of straws and have a go at this practical challenge.

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This practical problem challenges you to make quadrilaterals with a loop of string. You'll need some friends to help!

### Folding, Cutting and Punching

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Exploring and predicting folding, cutting and punching holes and making spirals.

### Take One Metre

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

You will need a long strip of paper for this task. Cut it into different lengths. How could you find out how long each piece is?

### Making Cuboids

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Let's say you can only use two different lengths - 2 units and 4 units. Using just these 2 lengths as the edges how many different cuboids can you make?

### Triangle Shapes

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

This practical problem challenges you to create shapes and patterns with two different types of triangle. You could even try overlapping them.

### Paper Partners

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Wai Ping, Wah Ming and Chi Wing?

### Making Maths: Stars

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Have a go at drawing these stars which use six points drawn around a circle. Perhaps you can create your own designs?

### Jomista Mat

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Looking at the picture of this Jomista Mat, can you decribe what you see? Why not try and make one yourself?