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Deputy First Minister's Spring Maths Challenge 2020

Want to keep the kids busy? The Deputy First Minister’s Spring Challenge is packed with fun puzzles.

Want to know the answers? They'll be available on the Making Maths Count blog from 10 April 2020.

Welcome to the Spring Maths Challenge

Image of a multiple illustrations of pupils and teachers in a classroom with a story in the text.

Image of a multiple illustrations of pupils and teachers in a classroom with a story in the text.

It was a chilly Monday in March when the children made their way to class but there were signs of Spring as the days were getting a bit brighter and longer.

In the classroom, the teacher asked the children to describe what they liked best about Spring.

  • The Easter holidays!
  • Flowers growing!
  • Chocolate eggs!

The teacher asked them to think about fun ways to make games and puzzles based on Spring and maths and challenges – and maybe a trick for the Easter Holidays to impress friends or family!

The children then worked together and created some activities to share with their class… and with you. They would really like it if you would give them a try. If you would like… why not try to come up with a game or activity of your own?

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Last updated: 2 Oct, 2021