To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice. To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice. They have a pile of strips of different lengths. Can you split each of the shapes below in half so that the two parts are exactly the same? Playing with 2D Shape Age 5 to 11 Children need opportunities to play around with shapes as well as meeting them formally. Long Creatures Age 3 to 5 This activity focuses on making long creatures out of card to compare with each other. My dice has inky marks on each face.

Beads and Bags Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: Can you see any patterns? These pictures were made by starting with a square, finding the half-way point on each side and joining those points up. How could you extend your pattern on the right-hand grid? Understanding the characteristics of 3D shapes.

Proglem or No Triangle? Wrapping Parcels Age 3 to 5 Using everyday language to compare quantities and objects. Age 5 to 7 These tasks are tough! Inside Triangles Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Sort the Street Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Comparing and writing numbers.

Inside Triangles Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Investigate different ways of putting the models together then compare your constructions.

What patterns can you make with a set of dominoes? Children need opportunities to play around with shapes as well as meeting them formally. What patterns can you create? Bottles 1 Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Can you make symmetrical patterns?

Shaping It Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: Understanding the characteristics of 3D shapes. This challenge invites you to explore the difference in the number of small cubes I’ve used.

# Patterns and Sequences KS1 :

More Sgape Representations Age 5 to Can you decide who made each set? Try picturing it in your head and then use the interactivity to test your prediction. I’ve made some cubes and some cubes with holes in. How many different triangles can they make? Have a go at making a few of these shapes from paper in different sizes.

Sticky Data Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: What can you say about the child who will be first on the playground tomorrow morning at breaktime in your school?

Being Resilient Age 5 to 7. Using everyday language to talk about size, length, position and distance.

## Handling Data KS1

The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square. Can you describe a piece of paper clearly enough for your partner to know which piece it is? Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square. Register for our mailing list. Timing Age 3 to 5 Counting and comparing numbers.

Jig Shapes Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: Which rod is twice the length of his first rod? What is on the back of ?