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## Draw an egg Activity

by David Shaw, 20 April 2014 | 2 comments

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

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## River crossings Activity

by David Shaw, 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.

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## Jumping puzzle Activity

by David Shaw, 8 April 2014 | 0 comments

Time to jump start your brain for the day. Can you solve this jumping puzzle? You will need A print-out of the jumping-puzzle template 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 along the…

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## Two coloured drawings Activity

by David Shaw, 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.

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## Lolly-toothpick platonic solids Activity

by David Shaw, 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!

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by David Shaw, 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!

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## Binary for beginners Activity

by David Shaw, 14 January 2014 | 3 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!

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## Decoding binary numbers Activity

by David Shaw, 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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## A game of Nim Game

by David Shaw, 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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