Easter Maths

Here is an eclectic collection mathematical activities from Transum
which all have a loose Easter connection.

Celebrate

Customs that have become associated with Easter and are observed by both Christians and some non-Christians include eating chocolate Easter eggs, Easter parades, communal dancing, the Easter Bunny and egg hunting. Let's join the celebrations with some mathematics.

Dates


17 April 2022
9 April 2023
31 March 2024
20 April 2025
5 April 2026
28 March 2027
16 April 2028

Egg Box Investigation

Egg Box Investigation

In how many different ways can two eggs be arranged in an egg box?

Tessellating Bunnies

Tessellating Bunnies

The Easter bunny reproduces very quickly so that you can create a tessellating pattern of rabbits.

Coordinate Bunny

Coordinate Bunny

Plot the coordinates to reveal the Easter creature - very cute!

Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Find the eggs in the maze than answer a multiple choice question to proceed.

Songkran Game

Songkran Game

People in Thailand have a holiday at this time of the year too but instead of celebrating Easter they enjoy Songkran.

Even Easter Bunnies

Even Easter Bunnies

Click on six Easter bunnies to leave an even number in each row and column.

Egg Timers

Egg Timer Puzzles

Use the two egg timers provided to time the cooking of a hard-boiled egg.

Fried Eggs Riddle

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I started with six eggs. I broke two eggs, I fried two eggs and I ate two eggs. How many eggs remain?

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Eva's Eggs

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Eva keeps chickens and one day was taking a basket of eggs to market. Work out how many eggs there were by reading this puzzle on the Newsletter.

[Newsletter]

Easter Permutations

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How many ways can the letters inEASTERbe arranged?

If you are not sure try this arranging activity first.

Graph Egg

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Draw an egg-shaped graph using the arc of a circle and part of a parabola.

Graph Plotter

This is an advanced challenge

Volume of an Egg

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If you have a measuring jug and a water supply how could you measure the volume of an egg?

Don't get the floor wet!

Egg-streme Fact

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In 2007 the world's largest Easter egg hunt took place. 10,000 people hunted for 501,000 hidden eggs in Florida, USA [source Woman's Day].

How many eggs each (average)?

End of Term activities

End of Term

Teachers: Here are some ideas for activities for the last week of Term, before the Easter holidays begin.

Holiday activities

Holiday Activities

Students: Here are some ideas for activities you can do at home when the Easter holidays begin.

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