Numberetti! What’s the biggest number you can make?

May 22, 2013

What a brilliant team challenge! Each team had a tin of ‘Numberetti’ and the challenge to find the total of the pasta digits in their tin. We discussed how to do the challenge and decided to sort the pasta first. Each team worked quickly and the pasta was sorted, grouped into 5’s and then counted. […]

One grain of rice.

May 7, 2013

Today in Maths we looked at this beautiful Indian story about a clever girl called Rani. She gathers up the rice falling from a basket and returns it to the Raja. The Raja promised to give her one grain of rice on the 1st day, and then every day for 30 days he will double […]

Chicken Nugget Maths!

May 4, 2013

We have really stretch our brains working on this Chicken Nugget Maths problem. We only watched the first 44 seconds of the video and then we were set the challenge to find out which numbers of Chicken Nuggets you can’t buy with packets of 6,9,or 20 nuggets. It was a tricky puzzle to solve but […]