How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
Can you make a train the same length as Laura's but using three differently coloured rods? Is there only one way of doing it?
Using the picture of the fraction wall, can you find equivalent fractions?
Use the fraction wall to compare the size of these fractions -
you'll be amazed how it helps!
Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire
Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of
Maisy has thought carefully about how to make chairs and tables out of cubes which match each other for size.
Go to last month's problems to see more solutions.
This article for teachers suggests teaching strategies and
resources that can help to develop children's number sense.
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
A train building game for 2 players.