Yohaku Number Puzzles

Yohaku Number Puzzles

Background: A yohaku is a new type of number puzzle that tests students’ number sense and problem-solving skills. Each yohaku ...
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Pattern Blocks

Pattern Blocks

Pattern blocks can be regularly found on the shelves of most primary school classrooms. But, the colourful set of familiar ...
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Cuisenaire Rods Lesson Plan

Cuisenaire Rods Lesson Plan

Level: Year 3 & Year 4 Purpose: Use materials to represent different amounts Identify the relationship between different quantities Use ...
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100 Face (Cuisenaire Rods)

100 Face (Cuisenaire Rods)

Game Objective: To arrange the Cuisenaire rods to create a face that equals 100. Materials: Cuisenaire rods (approx.10 standard containers for a ...
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Space Race Game (Introducing Algorithmic Thinking)

Space Race Game (Introducing Algorithmic Thinking)

Algorithmic thinking skills are increasingly being introduced to infants and primary students in Australian Mathematics as a precursor to students ...
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Algebra Tiles: Learning Sequence

Algebra Tiles: Learning Sequence

The following is a suggested teaching and learning sequence for using Algebra Tiles.  These ideas can be used from Year ...
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Linear Relationships (and how Maths can help you choose a great car)

Linear Relationships (and how Maths can help you choose a great car)

The activity has students collecting their own information from a well-known Australia car buying website and using this to find ...
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Voronoi Diagrams

Voronoi Diagrams

Voronoi diagrams can be constructed by hand or using computer imaging software. To accurately construct a Voronoi diagram, a map ...
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Odd & Even Year 1 & 2

Odd & Even Year 1 & 2

Before students can combine or separate collections, it is important that students ‘trust the count’ and have a good understanding ...
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Bead Strings

Bead Strings

Learning Objective: Use knowledge of numbers to name the correct number according to the given rule Intended Outcome: Fluency with ...
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