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.
In how many different ways can two eggs be arranged in an egg box?
The Easter bunny reproduces very quickly so that you can create a tessellating pattern of rabbits.
Plot the coordinates to reveal the Easter creature - very cute!
Find the eggs in the maze than answer a multiple choice question to proceed.
People in Thailand have a holiday at this time of the year too but instead of celebrating Easter they enjoy Songkran.
Click on six Easter bunnies to leave an even number in each row and column.
Use the two egg timers provided to time the cooking of a hard-boiled egg.
Drag the Easter eggs into the cells. There should be no more than one copy of each egg in any row or column.
I started with six eggs. I broke two eggs, I fried two eggs and I ate two eggs. How many eggs remain?
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.
How many ways can the letters inEASTERbe arranged?
If you are not sure try this arranging activity first.
Draw an egg-shaped graph using the arc of a circle and part of a parabola.
This is an advanced challenge
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!
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)?
Teachers: Here are some ideas for activities for the last week of Term, before the Easter holidays begin.
Students: Here are some ideas for activities you can do at home when the Easter holidays begin.