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# Sending and Receiving Cards

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Age 7 to 11

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You could draw some sketches of the children or use
dolls/teddies/any objects to represent them so you can keep track
of how many cards each child sends.

How will keep track of the number of children you have tried?

How will keep track of the number of children you have tried?

An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.

Place the 16 different combinations of cup/saucer in this 4 by 4 arrangement so that no row or column contains more than one cup or saucer of the same colour.

How many ways can you find of tiling the square patio, using square tiles of different sizes?