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Balancing acrobat Activity

by David, 23 September 2021 | 4 comments

a paper person, balancing on its head

This simple toy can balance on a table edge or a fingertip. So get your craft on and have some physics fun!

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Geodesic rings Activity

by David, 20 August 2020 | 0 comments

A child's hand ontop of a larger hand, both hands are wearing colourful rings

Craft yourself a mathematical ring to learn about straight lines on donuts. Don’t laugh, they do exist!

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Make a 3D shark Activity

by David, 28 May 2020 | 3 comments

Written by Natalie Kikken   To honour World Oceans Day 8 June, get crafty by making your own 3D grey nurse shark.

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A Christmas packing puzzle Activity

by David, 24 December 2019 | 0 comments

Merry Christmas! Here’s our maths gift to you – a puzzle.

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T-shirt dye designs Activity

by David, 13 June 2019 | 0 comments

White t-shirt with circular dye patterns

Time to get creative! With some permanent markers and methylated spirits, you can use chemistry to make some cool looking t-shirt designs.

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This shape is a lie! Activity

by David, 30 May 2019 | 0 comments

This shape has a little secret. It’s known as a chamfered cube, and it’s not as perfect as it first seems…

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A mathematical bauble Activity

by David, 19 December 2016 | 0 comments

A round ball made of colured paper.

Feeling festive? This cool mathematical bauble is fun to make, and looks great too!

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Hyperbolic paper craft Activity

by David, 21 April 2015 | 0 comments

A wierd curvy piece of paper.

Make your own piece of non-Euclidean geometry with this hyperbolic paper craft.

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Round cubic decoration Activity

by David, 1 July 2014 | 0 comments

A solid shape made of cones

Cones are kinda round, but put them together right and you can make a cubic decoration. Sound confusing? Don’t worry, it’s really simple and really fun!

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Tessellating tiles Activity

by David, 10 June 2014 | 0 comments

A square of paper with chiunks cut out of each side and taped on the opposite.

Would you like to make your own repeating patterns, a la Escher? Grab some scissors and make some tessellating tiles!

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