# Resources tagged with: Cuisenaire rods

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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

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Cuisenaire Environment

##### Age 5 to 16Challenge Level

An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.

### Same Length Trains

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

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

### Cuisenaire Counting

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

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

### Rearranged Rectangle

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Train Tactics for Two

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Rods and Rods

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Cuisenaire Spirals

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Rod Ratios

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Train Tactics

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Rod Fractions

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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?

### Colour Building

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Cuisenaire Squares

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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