




Numeracy problems to solve for Key Stage 1, 2 and 3 You will need some sticks or strips of paper, all the same length. Use them to make these shapes.
Now use only 12 straws. What can you make now? E.g. you could make 2 rectangles or 4 squares How many different ways can you take away 2 match sticks so that you are left with 6 squares of the same size? Here are another match stick puzzle to solve: Can you move 2 sticks and make 8 squares of the same size?




