There are 14 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to Cuisenaire rods, you may find related items under Physical and Digital Manipulatives.Broad Topics > Physical and Digital Manipulatives > Cuisenaire rods
Using the picture of the fraction wall, can you find equivalent fractions?
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's and Katie's, using rods that are identical?
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a yellow rod using white and red rods?
How many different rectangles can you make using this set of rods?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Using only the red and white rods, how many different ways are there to make up the other colours of rod?
Can you make arrange Cuisenaire rods so that they make a 'spiral' with right angles at the corners?
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2?
Use the fraction wall to compare the size of these fractions - you'll be amazed how it helps!
A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?
Pick two rods of different colours. Given an unlimited supply of rods of each of the two colours, how can we work out what fraction the shorter rod is of the longer one?
Using only the red and white rods, how many different ways are there to make up the other rods?
These squares have been made from Cuisenaire rods. Can you describe the pattern? What would the next square look like?