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Number & Computation A

Poly Plug

None (see above).

Number & Computation B

Students' own timing device

None

Number & Computation C

Cuisenaire Rods

None (see other resources above)

Pattern & Algebra A
(Free Tour & Member)

Mini Geofix squares
Mini Geofix triangles

3D Geoshapes (larger version of Geofix), square tiles, triangle tiles or wooden cubes will substitute for some Puzzles. Mini Geofix triangles or Geoshape triangles are essential for the puzzle Tetrahedron Triangles. (See other resources above for Geo material and wooden cubes.)

Pattern & Algebra B

Square Tiles
Popsticks or plastic sticks

Cube blocks (see other resources above) will substitute for square tiles. Cut drinking straws will substitute for popsticks. Sticks or straws should be about 10cm. Poly Plug can substitute for tiles or blocks.

Shape & Measurement A
(Free Tour & Member)

Sphinx
Trisquares
Triangle Tiles

Paper/card cutouts can substitute for Sphinx and Trisquares (see above or see teaching notes for templates). Tricubes substitute for Trisquares if used only 'one storey' high. Mini Geofix triangles (Geoshape triangles) might substitute for Triangle Tiles.

Shape & Space A

Linking cubes
Tricubes

Tricubes can be made from wooden cubes or linking cubes. Cuisenaire Rods work well for Building Views. (See other resources above for cubes and rods.)
