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Three Cubed

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Can you make a 3x3 cube with these shapes made from small cubes?

28 and It's Upward and Onward

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Can you find ways of joining cubes together so that 28 faces are visible?

Domino Numbers

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Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

Twice as Big?

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Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.

Child's Play

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A toy has a regular tetrahedron, a cube and a base with triangular and square hollows. If you fit a shape into the correct hollow a bell rings. How many times does the bell ring in a complete game?

Right or Left?

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Which of these dice are right-handed and which are left-handed?

Put Yourself in a Box

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A game for 2 players. Given a board of dots in a grid pattern, players take turns drawing a line by connecting 2 adjacent dots. Your goal is to complete more squares than your opponent.

How Would We Count?

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An activity centred around observations of dots and how we visualise number arrangement patterns.

Little Boxes

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How many different cuboids can you make when you use four CDs or DVDs? How about using five, then six?

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How can the same pieces of the tangram make this bowl before and after it was chipped? Use the interactivity to try and work out what is going on!

Map Folding

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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?

Waiting for Blast Off

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10 space travellers are waiting to board their spaceships. There are two rows of seats in the waiting room. Using the rules, where are they all sitting? Can you find all the possible ways?

Taking Steps

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In each of the pictures the invitation is for you to: Count what you see. Identify how you think the pattern would continue.

Painting Possibilities

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This task, written for the National Young Mathematicians' Award 2016, involves open-topped boxes made with interlocking cubes. Explore the number of units of paint that are needed to cover the boxes. . . .

Single Track

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What is the best way to shunt these carriages so that each train can continue its journey?

Shunting Puzzle

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Can you shunt the trucks so that the Cattle truck and the Sheep truck change places and the Engine is back on the main line?

Go Moku

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A game for two players on a large squared space.

Triple Cubes

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This challenge involves eight three-cube models made from interlocking cubes. Investigate different ways of putting the models together then compare your constructions.

Endless Noughts and Crosses

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An extension of noughts and crosses in which the grid is enlarged and the length of the winning line can to altered to 3, 4 or 5.

Makeover

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Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves

Redblue

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Investigate the number of paths you can take from one vertex to another in these 3D shapes. Is it possible to take an odd number and an even number of paths to the same vertex?

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?

Circles, Circles

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Here are some arrangements of circles. How many circles would I need to make the next size up for each? Can you create your own arrangement and investigate the number of circles it needs?

Open Boxes

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Can you work out how many cubes were used to make this open box? What size of open box could you make if you had 112 cubes?

Display Boards

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Design an arrangement of display boards in the school hall which fits the requirements of different people.

Tetrahedron Faces

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One face of a regular tetrahedron is painted blue and each of the remaining faces are painted using one of the colours red, green or yellow. How many different possibilities are there?

Picture a Pyramid ...

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Imagine a pyramid which is built in square layers of small cubes. If we number the cubes from the top, starting with 1, can you picture which cubes are directly below this first cube?

Green Cube, Yellow Cube

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How can you paint the faces of these eight cubes so they can be put together to make a 2 x 2 cube that is green all over AND a 2 x 2 cube that is yellow all over?

Holes

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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?

Dicey

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A game has a special dice with a colour spot on each face. These three pictures show different views of the same dice. What colour is opposite blue?

Hexpentas

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How many different ways can you find of fitting five hexagons together? How will you know you have found all the ways?

Regular Rings 1

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Can you work out what shape is made by folding in this way? Why not create some patterns using this shape but in different sizes?

Folding Flowers 2

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Make a flower design using the same shape made out of different sizes of paper.

World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these rabbits?

Let Us Reflect

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

Coded Hundred Square

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This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?

Jomista Mat

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

Midpoint Triangle

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Can you cut up a square in the way shown and make the pieces into a triangle?

Dramatic Mathematics

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This article for teachers describes a project which explores thepower of storytelling to convey concepts and ideas to children.

Odd Squares

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Think of a number, square it and subtract your starting number. Is the number youâ€™re left with odd or even? How do the images help to explain this?

Construct-o-straws

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

Inside Seven Squares

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What is the total area of the four outside triangles which are outlined in red in this arrangement of squares inside each other?

Regular Rings 2

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What shape is made when you fold using this crease pattern? Can you make a ring design?

Paw Prints

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A dog is looking for a good place to bury his bone. Can you work out where he started and ended in each case? What possible routes could he have taken?

L-ateral Thinking

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Try this interactive strategy game for 2

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

A Square in a Circle

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What shape has Harry drawn on this clock face? Can you find its area? What is the largest number of square tiles that could cover this area?

Making Maths: Rolypoly

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Paint a stripe on a cardboard roll. Can you predict what will happen when it is rolled across a sheet of paper?

Putting Two and Two Together

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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?

Coin Cogs

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Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?