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###### Stained Glass Window
• Age groups
• 5-7
• 8-11

The big circular windows that take pride of place in many churches or cathedrals - often referred to as 'rose windows' - are usually divided into symmetrical sections, with intricate designs made up of shapes. Today, we'll show you how to create your own mini rose window, with a symmetrical design.

###### Shut the Box
• Age groups
• 5-7
• 8-11
• 12-15
• 16+

Shut the Box is a fun dice game for two or more players, though can also be played by one player as a solitaire game. It's a great game for encouraging number recognition and practicing addition and number bonds.

###### Seaside Path Finding Challenge
• Age groups
• 5-7
• 8-11

Can you find your way along the seashore by following the repeating pattern from START to END? Colour each square in the repeating pattern to mark out the correct path.

###### How to Play 'Trash'
• Age groups
• 5-7
• 8-11
• 12-15

The card game 'Trash' (also known as 'Garbage') is great for number recognition and for practicing number sequences. All you need is a standard deck of 52 playing cards.

###### DIY Bead & String Puzzle
• Age groups
• 8-11
• 12-15
• 16+

Get hands on with your very own DIY bead & string puzzle. First you'll need to make it, then you'll need to solve it!

###### Summer Holiday Logic Puzzle
• Age groups
• 8-11
• 12-15
• 16+

Four friends went to the beach together. Can you work out what activity each of them did at the beach, and what flavour of ice cream they ate? There are two levels of difficulty to choose from. In Level 2, you'll also need to work out how they got to the beach.

###### DIY Tessellation Template
• Age groups
• 5-7
• 8-11
• 12-15

Tessellations are arrangements of shapes closely fitted together, in a repeated pattern without gaps or overlapping. how to make your own tessellation template, so that your repeating pattern fits together.

###### How to Play Sevens
• Age groups
• 8-11
• 12-15
• 16+

Sevens is a fun dice game for two or more players, that you can play anywhere, any time. It encourages number and quantity recognition, and basic addition skills.

###### Dots & Boxes
• Age groups
• 8-11
• 12-15

Whether you’re travelling and need something to keep the kids busy on the road, or looking for a boredom buster back at home, you can’t go wrong with this quick and easy pen and paper game.

###### Lego Pentomino Puzzle
• Age groups
• 8-11
• 12-15
• 16+

A pentomino puzzle is a tiling puzzle with lots of different solutions, that helps build problem solving skills and strategic thinking. Dig out your Lego to create your own puzzle!

###### Geometric Cityscape
• Age groups
• 0-4
• 5-7
• 8-11

Create your own geometric cityscape, inspired by the artworks of Paul Klee.

###### How to Play Dara
• Age groups
• 5-7
• 8-11
• 12-15
• 16+

Learn how to play Dara - a row building game from Northwest Africa, that encourages number sense, logical thinking and spacial perception.

###### Maths Games & Activities for the Beach
• Age groups
• 0-4
• 5-7
• 8-11
• 12-15
• 16+

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside... Keep up your maths over the summer holidays, with our fun games and activities to do at the beach.

###### Maths Outdoors: 30 Days Wild
• Age groups
• 0-4
• 5-7
• 8-11
• 12-15

We love taking our maths outdoors, so we've come up with 30 fun ideas to do together as a family, that will get you active in nature and incorporate some maths along the way. Complete with downloadable calendar of ideas, and a set of 30 activity 'cards'.

###### Spring & Easter Puzzles
• Age groups
• 0-4
• 5-7
• 8-11
• 12-15

We've put together a selection of Spring and Easter puzzles covering a range of different maths skills including counting, pattern recognition, logical thinking, code breaking, and using tessellation or symmetry to create designs.

###### Pi Day Necklace or Bracelet
• Age groups
• 5-7
• 8-11
• 12-15

To celebrate Pi Day, we're showing you two different ways to make a necklace or bracelet that will help you memorise the digits of pi. Wear yours on Pi Day, or make one to share with a maths loving friend.

• Activity: Video
###### Geometric Heart
• Age groups
• 0-4
• 5-7
• 8-11

A simple but fun maths activity perfect for Valentine's Day. Create a geometric heart out of squares and triangles, and learn about patterns, fractions and multiplication along the way.

• Activity: Video
###### Magazine Number Hunt
• Age groups
• 5-7
• 8-11

Dig out your old magazines, and challenge them to a magazine number hunt! See how many different numbers you can find, then sort them in ascending order. Or do a shape hunt instead and create a collage out of all the different shapes you can find.

###### Shape Mice
• Age groups
• 0-4
• 5-7
• 8-11

Celebrate Burns Night with our fun shape activity, in honour of one of Robert Burns' most well known poems, 'To a Mouse'. Cut out shapes of different sizes from coloured paper or card, and arrange them to create mice. What other shapes can you use? How about a pentagon or a hexagon mouse?

• Activity: Video
###### Pancake Maths
• Age groups
• 0-4
• 5-7
• 8-11
• 12-15
• 16+

We love baking here at Maths Week Scotland, and pancakes are no different. Find out how much maths is involved in baking, have a go at our fun maths facts activities, and download our recipe to bake your own yummy pancakes at home.

###### Scavenger Shape Hunt
• Age groups
• 0-4
• 5-7
• 8-11

A scavenger hunt is a great way to get out and about AND have some fun with maths. Go on a Shape Hunt, looking for how many different shapes you can find in your neighbourhood. Why not document what you find and share your photographs with us online!

###### Maths Makes Art
• Age groups
• 0-4
• 5-7
• 8-11
• 12-15
• 16+

In a series of four videos, children demonstrate how mathematical principles including symmetry, tessellation and 3D shapes, can be the basis for a huge range of art and craft projects. Cubic chickens, cat portraits, stained glass windows, stencils, a birthday card for your granny…

The videos are made with children in mind, but are suitable for all ages - try for yourself!

Created by Anne McNaught and Johanna Hall

• Activity: Video
###### How to Play Tenzi
• Age groups
• 5-7
• 8-11

Tenzi is a dice game for two or more players, which is great for number recognition. You will need a set of ten dice per player, with a different colour of dice each. The basic aim of the game is to be the first player to get all of your dice to show the same number.

• Activity: External
###### Codebreak
• Age groups
• 8-11
• 12-15
• 16+

Test your problem-solving skills and try to crack our secret messages using clues

Code Break is an interactive web app consisting of three ciphers: Pigpen, Caesar and simple substitution (solved by frequency analysis). Earn stars for each challenge, and learn about code-breaking through the ages by playing our interactive ‘Could you be a code breaker?’

Created by the Open University