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Nim Variations

Episode One
The Ancient Game of Nim

The game of Nim has a long history. It's a game that invites critical and creating thinking and rewards logical reasoning.

This early variation involves three piles...

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Episode Two
Nim on a Ten Frame

This is a fun variation on Nim, and also has many of its own variations.

What better way to become familiar with a Ten-frame and practise counting than with this logic game!

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Episode Three
Nim on a Number Chart 

This clever Nim variation brings in a number chart and invites place value thinking and application. 

We quickly saw why this is a great variation for play both in and out of the classroom. 

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Episode Four
Subtract-a-Square Nim

Another¬†nifty Nim variation that involves one of our favourite¬†maths concepts ‚ÄĒ square numbers.

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