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Column addition: Lesson 1: butterflies

4 - Further Challenges

Inspired by Nature Worksheet

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Further Challenges

  • Draw a caterpillar with its body divided into segments. Now write a number sequence on your catepillar. Each new segment must contain the next number in the sequence.

Here is an example:

What do you notice about this number sequence?

  • Have a go at the fabulous Caterpillars investigation on the NRICH website, which will encourage you to explore number through patterns and relationships.


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Credit: BBC One – Spy in the Wild