Christmas Tree puzzle

November 19, 2016

This simple game is based on Nim 7 –¬†https://nrich.maths.org/1204 It is a great game for encouraging children to think and problem solve. Can they work out a winning strategy? Can they explain it? The game can be made harder by increasing the numbers … What happens if you had 12 baubles and a star? What […]


Maths Christmas Cards

November 19, 2016

My favourite Maths Christmas card, I have usually made using LEGO wrapping paper, as in the instruction booklet below. However you can make it with any wrapping paper – the paper with a square grid on the back works especially well and helps children to cut the required squares. Click on the tree below to […]


Advent Maths

November 9, 2016

Click on a bauble and see what you link to! Each bauble will link you to a Maths activity or website with a festive theme. Enjoy!