Here you will find a collection of tasks and commentary on how the Isles of What if…? approach is used in them.

Most recent Isles:

Coinality Coinality


Based on NRICH’s Totality, the challenge is to avoid totaling £1 as a game and collaboratively in constructing chains and webs….

Money Bags

Money Bags

This island focuses on adding money and involves strategy in placing coins to ensure the greatest amount is obtained. What is nice is that they have to continually think about…

Money Nim Money Nim - The Isles of What If...? prompt

Money Nim

The game Nim is used to investigate exchanging coins through subtracting money. Children can consider the strategies that they are using to try and win and then think about how…