Use the 'double-3 down' dominoes to make a square so that each side has eight dots.

Use these four dominoes to make a square that has the same number of dots on each side.

Can you arrange fifteen dominoes so that all the touching domino pieces add to 6 and the ends join up? Can you make all the joins add to 7?

Arrange the digits 1, 1, 2, 2, 3 and 3 so that between the two 1's there is one digit, between the two 2's there are two digits, and between the two 3's there are three digits.

Can you find a path from a number at the top of this network to the bottom which goes through each number from 1 to 9 once and once only?

Is it possible to draw a 5-pointed star without taking your pencil off the paper? Is it possible to draw a 6-pointed star in the same way without taking your pen off?

Amy's mum had given her £2.50 to spend. She bought four times as many pens as pencils and was given 40p change. How many of each did she buy?

In 1871 a mathematician called Augustus De Morgan died. De Morgan made a puzzling statement about his age. Can you discover which year De Morgan was born in?

All the girls would like a puzzle each for Christmas and all the boys would like a book each. Solve the riddle to find out how many puzzles and books Santa left.

Place the digits 1 to 9 into the circles so that each side of the triangle adds to the same total.

Using the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 once and only once, and the operations x and ÷ once and only once, what is the smallest whole number you can make?

Using only six straight cuts, find a way to make as many pieces of pizza as possible. (The pieces can be different sizes and shapes).

A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.

Kate has eight multilink cubes. She has two red ones, two yellow, two green and two blue. She wants to fit them together to make a cube so that each colour shows on each face just once.

Sam sets up displays of cat food in his shop in triangular stacks. If Felix buys some, then how can Sam arrange the remaining cans in triangular stacks?

Factor track is not a race but a game of skill. The idea is to go round the track in as few moves as possible, keeping to the rules.

Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?

Start by putting one million (1 000 000) into the display of your calculator. Can you reduce this to 7 using just the 7 key and add, subtract, multiply, divide and equals as many times as you like?

There are three versions of this challenge. The idea is to change the colour of all the spots on the grid. Can you do it in fewer throws of the dice?

If these balls are put on a line with each ball touching the one in front and the one behind, which arrangement makes the shortest line of balls?

Can you make dice stairs using the rules stated? How do you know you have all the possible stairs?

Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

Use the three triangles to fill these outline shapes. Perhaps you can create some of your own shapes for a friend to fill?

Arrange the numbers 1 to 6 in each set of circles below. The sum of each side of the triangle should equal the number in its centre.

Use five steps to count forwards or backwards in 1s or 10s to get to 50. What strategies did you use?

Can you see how these factor-multiple chains work? Find the chain which contains the smallest possible numbers. How about the largest possible numbers?

Pat counts her sweets in different groups and both times she has some left over. How many sweets could she have had?

Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?

Nine squares with side lengths 1, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, and 18 cm can be fitted together to form a rectangle. What are the dimensions of the rectangle?

You have two sets of the digits 0 – 9. Can you arrange these in the five boxes to make four-digit numbers as close to the target numbers as possible?

There are three baskets, a brown one, a red one and a pink one, holding a total of 10 eggs. Can you use the information given to find out how many eggs are in each basket?

I was looking at the number plate of a car parked outside. Using my special code S208VBJ adds to 65. Can you crack my code and use it to find out what both of these number plates add up to?

You have a set of the digits from 0 – 9. Can you arrange these in the 5 boxes to make two-digit numbers as close to the targets as possible?

Exploring balance and centres of mass can be great fun. The resulting structures can seem impossible. Here are some images to encourage you to experiment with non-breakable objects of your own.

As you come down the ladders of the Tall Tower you collect useful spells. Which way should you go to collect the most spells?

Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.

A dog is looking for a good place to bury his bone. Can you work out where he started and ended in each case? What possible routes could he have taken?

This cube has ink on each face which leaves marks on paper as it is rolled. Can you work out what is on each face and the route it has taken?

Can you make the green spot travel through the tube by moving the yellow spot? Could you draw a tube that both spots would follow?

What can you say about these shapes? This problem challenges you to create shapes with different areas and perimeters.

In this problem it is not the squares that jump, you do the jumping! The idea is to go round the track in as few jumps as possible.

There are 44 people coming to a dinner party. There are 15 square tables that seat 4 people. Find a way to seat the 44 people using all 15 tables, with no empty places.

This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?

Arrange the shapes in a line so that you change either colour or shape in the next piece along. Can you find several ways to start with a blue triangle and end with a red circle?

Can you use the information to find out which cards I have used?

Skippy and Anna are locked in a room in a large castle. The key to that room, and all the other rooms, is a number. The numbers are locked away in a problem. Can you help them to get out?

Can you draw a continuous line through 16 numbers on this grid so that the total of the numbers you pass through is as high as possible?

The discs for this game are kept in a flat square box with a square hole for each disc. Use the information to find out how many discs of each colour there are in the box.

We're excited about this new program for drawing beautiful mathematical designs. Can you work out how we made our first few pictures and, even better, share your most elegant solutions with us?

Fill in the missing numbers so that adding each pair of corner numbers gives you the number between them (in the box).