Chapter 6

Logical reasoning

Who’s who?

Who’s who? involves children working with a small set of clues in order to complete a table of results.

Suitable for




  • Describe ways of solving puzzles and problems, explaining choices and decisions orally or using pictures.
  • Explain reasoning using diagrams, graphs and text.
  • To plan and pursue an enquiry.
  • Explore patterns, properties and relationships.


  • This is an activity suitable for small maths groups


  • Pencil and paper

What to do

  • Show children the table shown here.Image
  • Explain to children that the challenge is to work out how old each child is. Explain that you have ...

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