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Maths Challenge World Cup Puzzle There are 6 teams in a group. Each team plays every other team twice. How many games are there in total?

Maths Challenge Space Mission A rocket blasts off from Earth heading for Mars, getting faster as it travels. In fact, the rocket’s speed doubles every week that it’s in space. If the rocket lands on Mars in week 12, in which week was it halfway there?

Maths Challenge World Cup QualifiersThere are 6 teams in a group. Each team plays every other team twice.How many games are there in total?

Straw Pick Up Game Cut out a variety of coloured squares. Mix them up and grab some straws. Have a competition to see who can pick up all their squares first by sucking on the straw and transferring into a bowl. If you have no-one to play with then try and beat the clock.

Maths Challenge The classic puzzle of getting the farmer across the river with the animals and grain without the animals eating the grain or each other! There is a further extension for older kids involving the members from U2 crossing a bridge to get to their concert on time. Definitely worth a look. https://www.mathsweek.ie/2019/maths-at-home-activities/#activity17river

Shadow Drawing Try drawing your favourite toys by placing them on a sheet of paper and casting a shadow on them with either the sun (fingers crossed!) or a torch. All you have to do is draw around them and then colour in. Can you make your picture bigger or smaller by changing the angle … Read more

Maths Challenge The classic puzzle of getting the farmer across the river with the animals and grain without the animals eating the grain or each other! There is a further extension for older kids involving the members from U2 crossing a bridge to get to their concert on time. Definitely worth a look. https://www.mathsweek.ie/2019/maths-at-home-activities/#activity17river

Shadow Drawing Try drawing your favourite toys by placing them on a sheet of paper and casting a shadow on them with either the sun (fingers crossed!) or a torch. All you have to do is draw around them and then colour in. Can you make your picture bigger or smaller by changing the angle … Read more

Maths Challenge Today’s challenge is for older kids. It’s called A Triangle with a Difference. Its available here https://www.mathsweek.ie/2019/maths-at-home-activities/#activity15triangle. Can you arrange the numbers 1-15 on cards so that each card is the difference between the two cards immediately below it? Have fun!!

Rainy Day Fun On a wet day why not take a virtual tour of Dublin Zoo. Find it here https://www.dublinzoo.ie/animals/animal-webcams/. Alternatively National Geographic have lots of safari videos on You Tube and they have a great website, https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/, with animals, science, history, crafts and much more.