Ben has five coins in his pocket. What is on the back of ? Money Bags Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: Can you see what is happening? Colouring Triangles Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: How many faces can you see when you arrange these three cubes in different ways?
Holes Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: How many new shapes can you make? Whose pieces are the same? What could each of the children buy with their money? What does each face look like?
Beads and Bags Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: Explore ways of colouring this set of triangles. Can you put these shapes in order of size? You could investigate your own starting shape.
How many pennies did Ram put in each bag? Can you find several ways to start with a blue triangle and end with a red circle? Being Resilient Age 5 to 7. Solvlng Man is much smaller than us. In how many different ways can they build their houses?
Geoboards Age 5 ssolving 7 This lower primary feature brings together activities which make use of geoboards. Try continuing these patterns made from triangles. To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice.
Move four sticks so there are exactly four triangles. Whose pieces are the same?
Making Footprints Age 3 to 5 Exploring 3D shapes. Giving children chance to ‘play around’ with two-dimensional shapes gives them the freedom to explore spatial properties for themselves, thereby developing their understanding in a meaningful way.
Age 5 to 11 This feature explores how teachers can harness the nricy of curiosity by using some tasks that may cause children to wonder! Can you find a way to do it? How many different ways can you find to join three equilateral triangles together? Can you decide who made each set? Five Coins Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Shaping It Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: Discuss and Choose Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: Carroll Diagrams Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: They have a pile ;roblem strips of different lengths.
Understanding the characteristics of 2D and 3D shapes. Can you work out which ones are triangles, and why?
Can you work out what shape is made when this piece of paper is folded up using the crease pattern shown? To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical soolving into everyday classroom practice.
How many balls of modelling clay and how many straws does it take to make these skeleton shapes?
Timing Age 3 to 5 Counting and comparing numbers. Complete the Square Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Can you make symmetrical patterns?
Domino Patterns Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Can you do it in any other ways? Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.