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There are **14** NRICH Mathematical resources connected to **Cuisenaire rods**, you may find related items under Physical and digital manipulatives.

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### Fractional Wall

Using the picture of the fraction wall, can you find equivalent fractions?

Age 7 to 11

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Interactive
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### Cuisenaire Environment

An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.

Age 5 to 16

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### Same Length Trains

How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's and Katie's, using rods that are identical?

Age 5 to 7

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### Cuisenaire Counting

Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a yellow rod using white and red rods?

Age 5 to 7

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### Rearranged Rectangle

How many different rectangles can you make using this set of rods?

Age 7 to 11

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Game
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### Train Tactics for Two

Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?

Age 7 to 11

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### Rods and Rods

Using only the red and white rods, how many different ways are there to make up the other colours of rod?

Age 7 to 11

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### Cuisenaire Spirals

Can you make arrange Cuisenaire rods so that they make a 'spiral' with right angles at the corners?

Age 7 to 11

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### Rod Ratios

Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2?

Age 7 to 11

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### Fractions Made Faster

Use the fraction wall to compare the size of these fractions - you'll be amazed how it helps!

Age 7 to 11

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Game
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### Train Tactics

A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?

Age 7 to 11

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### Rod Fractions

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?

Age 7 to 14

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### Colour Building

Using only the red and white rods, how many different ways are there to make up the other rods?

Age 11 to 14

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### Cuisenaire Squares

These squares have been made from Cuisenaire rods. Can you describe the pattern? What would the next square look like?

Age 7 to 11

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