Welcome to the homepage of Alison Kiddle, a mathematician, educator and communicator based in the East of England.


I am a mathematician, a teacher, a writer, and a crafter. I’m happiest when I can find ways to combine all four…

I graduated with a degree in Mathematics in 2002, then trained to teach maths in secondary schools. These days I spend my time creating maths resources, talking to teachers, running maths workshops, tutoring, and thinking about how to communicate mathematical ideas.


Stacking cups and bunny rabbits

Last weekend, it was Big MathsJam, and among the mathematical delights I sampled, there was a talk by Christian Lawson-Perfect about stacking cups. You can see a really quick version of his talk on the Aperiodical website. Before reading on, you might like to think about the problem a bit…