How many different rectangles can you make using this set of rods?
Using only the red and white rods, how many different ways are there to make up the other colours of rod?
These squares have been made from Cuisenaire rods. Can you describe the pattern? What would the next square look like?
A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2?
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
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?
Use the fraction wall to compare the size of these fractions - you'll be amazed how it helps!
Using the picture of the fraction wall, can you find equivalent fractions?
Can you make arrange Cuisenaire rods so that they make a 'spiral' with right angles at the corners?