Try a puzzle or 2 to keep those brains GROWING.
Your brain makes new pathways
when you tackle something tricky and have to THINK HARD.
Each link below will take you to a puzzle.
Below each puzzle on the link you can find the answer - AFTER you have done your best.
Do post a comment on the blog - look in MRS WATSON to find the puzzle posts.
Let me know how you get on.
EXCITING AQUILA NEWS
For ALL out there missing Aquila magazine I am announcing the creation of:
It covers: Science
Maths and Puzzles
Art and music
Philosophy and PHSE
Aquila children’s magazine is a great space for all who want to find out more.
This magazine, written with enquiring 8-12 year olds in mind, goes out to our Year 4 and Year 5 classes on a rota basis over the academic year. Each month there is a theme, through which Aquila will explore maths, science, literacy, history, art …. and general knowledge with many articles.
As well as all this there is a double page spread of superb competitions! Entries are encouraged. They are handed in and marked in school, and all competitors posted around school – especially on the Aquila notice board. Merits, team tokens are available for all competitors, and of course a prize for the overall winner each month.
The four most recent results are:
Occasionally we hold Maths Competitions for pupils in school, where we encourage pupils to work systematically, and record and enter their thinking processes along side their solutions.