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Cut out pieces of paper or card to make counters or use stones or any small objects that are all different.


How many different ways can you arrange 3 coloured counters in a row?

Record each arrangement.

Now try 4 counters.

What about 5 counters or more?

Can you see a pattern?


Click here to download a worksheet.

Click here to download the PERMUTATION PUZZLE Inclusion and Home Learning Guide

Click here for the Notes for Teachers.

Resources: Coloured counters. Bottle tops are good for this.

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