Activities

Maths is in the world around us, and there are plenty of ways for you and your family to have fun with maths at home, and out and about.

We will be adding more ideas throughout the year on how you can turn any day into a maths adventure.




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Dancing Reel Symmetries
  • Age groups
  • 11-14

Explore symmetries through dance with this resource pack and instructional video. No maths or dancing experience required!

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Summer Holiday Challenge
Summer Holiday Maths Challenge 2019
  • Age groups
  • 7-10

Try the Summer Holiday 2019 Deputy First Ministers Maths Challenge

Created by the Scottish Mathematical Council

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Maths at Work
Maths Week at Work
  • Age groups
  • 11-14
  • 16+

Ever wondered how maths graduates use their skills in their jobs? Join Francesca Iezzi in these videos to find out and have a go at some of the challenges yourself!

Produced by University of Edinburgh

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Mini Mirror Pillar
  • Age groups
  • 11-14
  • 16+

Make your own mini Mirror Pillar and use maths to create art and sculpture.

Created by Mirror Pillar

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Family Activities
  • Age groups
  • 4-6
  • 7-10
  • 11-14

Find activities to do with kids of all ages, out and about or at home

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Ceilidh Counts
  • Age groups
  • 7-10

Connect creativity and maths with ceilidh dancing! Suitable for use with any group

Created by Science Ceilidh for Maths Week Scotland

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Easter Challenge
Easter Holiday Maths Challenge 2019
  • Age groups
  • 7-10

Try the Easter 2019 Deputy First Ministers Maths Challenge. Can you work out how the Easter Bunny makes all the easter egg deliveries on time?

Created by the Scottish Mathematical Council