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Maths Week Scotland 2024: Maths Tales

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How to Play Trash

We have another fun card game to share with you today, that is great for number recognition and for practicing number sequences. It is know as 'Trash' or "Garbage'.

Maths in Motion Poster Competition Winners

Earlier this year, we ran a competition inviting children from Pre-School through to S3 to design a poster for this year's Maths Week Scotland theme, Maths in Motion. Check out the winners' gallery!

DIY Bead & String Puzzle

We love a good brain teaser here at Maths Week Scotland, and in today's craft activity you can get hands on with your very own DIY bead & string puzzle.

DIY Tessellation Template

In this fun tessellation art activity, we'll show you how to create your own tessellation template and make a pattern with it.

How to play Sevens

Sevens is a dice game for two or more players, that you can play anywhere, any time. A perfect game to take out and about with you.

How to play Dots & Boxes

Whether you’re travelling over the summer holidays 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 a quick and easy pen and paper game.

Create Your Own Lego Pentomino Puzzle

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!

Create a Geometric Cityscape

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

How to Play Dara

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

Keep up your maths over the summer holidays, with our fun games and activities to do at the beach.

#ShowYourWorking Campaign 2023

Find out how to get involved with our annual campaign, that aims to highlight how maths is relevant across all job sectors!

Looking Forward: Glasgow Science Festival 2023

Glasgow Science Festival kicks off tomorrow (1 - 11 June 2023), with the theme "Glasgow's Looking Forward". We've had a browse through the programme, and picked out some of our favourite events.

Bookbug's Big Shoogle!

Get ready for some Maths in Motion - Bookbug Week 2023 kicks off today, and what better way to getting things moving than with a big shoogle to our favourite Bookbug counting songs!

Maths in Motion Poster Competition

To help us promote this year’s Maths Week Scotland, we are delighted to launch our competition to design a poster in response to our theme MATHS IN MOTION. The winning entries will be digitised and used in our online promotion on our website and social media channels.

Science Ceilidh

How can we use music and dance to explore mathematical concepts? We teamed up with Science Ceilidh to find out.

How to Write a Pi-ku

In honour of Haiku Poetry Day, find out how to write your own haiku with a special mathematical twist!