Use your hand span to measure the distance around a tree trunk. If
you ask a friend to try the same thing, how do the answers compare?
At the beginning of May Tom put his tomato plant outside. On the same day he sowed a bean in another pot. When will the two be the same height?
If I use 12 green tiles to represent my lawn, how many different
ways could I arrange them? How many border tiles would I need each
There are four equal weights on one side of the scale and an apple
on the other side. What can you say that is true about the apple
and the weights from the picture?
We went to the cinema and decided to buy some bags of popcorn so we
asked about the prices. Investigate how much popcorn each bag holds
so find out which we might have bought.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?
In 1871 a mathematician called Augustus De Morgan died. De Morgan
made a puzzling statement about his age. Can you discover which
year De Morgan was born in?
In this version of the story of the hare and the tortoise, the race
is 10 kilometres long. Can you work out how long the hare sleeps
for using the information given?
Use 4 four times with simple operations so that you get the answer 12. Can you make 15, 16 and 17 too?