by David, 20 April 2014 | 2 comments

Happy Easter everyone! Here’s a handy way to draw an egg shape using maths.

Continue reading Draw an eggby David, 15 April 2014 | 2 comments

Here’s a hands-on puzzle to get you thinking! It’s a river crossing that will reveal information about how networks operate.

Continue reading River crossingsby David, 8 April 2014 | 0 comments

Time to jump start your brain for the day. Can you solve this jumping puzzle? You will need A copy of the printout. Download it here Scissors Sticky tape Assembling the pieces First make the playing pieces. Cut along the thick black lines to get three boy strips and three girl strips Fold each strip…

Continue reading Jumping puzzleby David, 12 March 2014 | 0 comments

How many coloured pencils or textas do you really need to own? Can you get away with using just two? Time to get colouring with this maths activity.

Continue reading Two coloured drawingsby David, 25 February 2014 | 3 comments

There are five regular solids – we call these the Platonic solids. The faces of a platonic solid are all the same, regular shape, and the same number of faces meet at each vertex (corner). In this activity you can make all five of them!

Continue reading Lolly-toothpick platonic solidsby David, 28 January 2014 | 0 comments

We’ve got a game for you to try. Grab a couple of dice, pens, paper and a friend: let’s go!

Continue reading Push your luck!by David, 14 January 2014 | 1 comments

Binary is a way of writing numbers using two digits, typically represented by 1 and 0. It takes some practice to be able to read binary, but it’s the basis of how almost all computers do arithmetic!

Continue reading Binary for beginnersby David, 13 January 2014 | 4 comments

Written by Gabrielle Tramby In this activity you’ll do maths like a computer. It’s a bit tricky, so younger readers may want to read the ‘What’s Happening?’ section first.

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by David, 31 December 2013 | 0 comments

Can you spot the difference between something that is truly random, and something faked by a human? Find out the difference in this activity.

Continue reading Faking randomby David, 24 December 2013 | 1 comments

Grab some tokens and let’s go! Here’s a simple game to play with a friend.

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