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