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Pyramid solitaire Activity

by David, 16 January 2017 | 0 comments

Many people know how to play solitaire or patience . But there are actually lots of different one-player card games. This version of patience has a bit of addition, and also some tricky strategic thinking. You will need Deck of cards

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Trading game Activity

by David, 13 July 2016 | 0 comments

You will need A copy of the trading game cards, printed out Scissors At least $5 in spare change Counters in four colours Big counter Pencil Paper Setting up

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Card teaser Activity

by David, 5 June 2015 | 0 comments

Many games are competitive, but in this game you have to cooperate. Try to work out the card on your head, but be careful. If either of you make a mistake, you both lose! You will need Deck of cards Two hats, beanies or sweatbands

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Shuffle like a pro! Activity

by David, 8 September 2014 | 0 comments

You will need Two decks of cards. Younger mathematicians with small hands might have difficulty with a full sized deck of cards. Using smaller cards might be easier. If you’re still having difficulty, try asking an adult for help with shuffling. Overhand shuffle (for right-handed people) If you are left-handed, click here to see the…

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