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Newspaper numbers Activity

by David, 11 October 2017 | 0 comments

Soemoen has circled $122 milion in a newspaper

Mathematicians can find patterns wherever there are numbers. In this activity, see if there’s a pattern in the numbers inside a newspaper!

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Solve the L-puzzle Activity

by David, 31 January 2017 | 0 comments

Here are two tricky puzzles, which look strangely similar. Did we somehow get a puzzle inside your puzzle? You will need Scissors Copy of the printouts, which you can download here (two pages) What to do

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Draw a flower Activity

by David, 25 November 2016 | 0 comments

You will need Pencil Cardboard Ruler Protractor Scissors Paper What to do

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Play Achi Activity

by David, 18 November 2016 | 0 comments

You will need An opponent to play against A copy of the board Four counters in one colour Four counters in a second, different colour What to do The aim of the game is to get three counters of your colour in a straight line. If you do this, you win!

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Spirolaterals! Activity

by Jasmine, 4 November 2014 | 0 comments

Completed spirolateral

Written by Dennis Price In this activity, you’ll draw one long line that spirals and snakes around the page, known as a spirolateral. Start with a simple one, and then go on to invent your own spirolaterals!

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