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

Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

There were 22 legs creeping across the web. How many flies? How many spiders?

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

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

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?

Cassandra, David and Lachlan are brothers and sisters. They range in age between 1 year and 14 years. Can you figure out their exact ages from the clues?

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 the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.

On a farm there were some hens and sheep. Altogether there were 8 heads and 22 feet. How many hens were there?

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?

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

Woof is a big dog. Yap is a little dog. Emma has 16 dog biscuits to give to the two dogs. She gave Woof 4 more biscuits than Yap. How many biscuits did each dog get?

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

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?

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

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

Use the information to work out how many gifts there are in each pile.

There are three buckets each of which holds a maximum of 5 litres. Use the clues to work out how much liquid there is in each bucket.

Fill in the numbers to make the sum of each row, column and diagonal equal to 34. For an extra challenge try the huge American Flag magic square.

Can you go from A to Z right through the alphabet in the hexagonal maze?

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?

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.

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

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?

Mrs Morgan, the class's teacher, pinned numbers onto the backs of three children. Use the information to find out what the three numbers were.

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.

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?

Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10. You could use the interactivity to help you.

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

Peter, Melanie, Amil and Jack received a total of 38 chocolate eggs. Use the information to work out how many eggs each person had.

Find another number that is one short of a square number and when you double it and add 1, the result is also a square number.

Your challenge is to find the longest way through the network following this rule. You can start and finish anywhere, and with any shape, as long as you follow the correct order.

Katie had a pack of 20 cards numbered from 1 to 20. She arranged the cards into 6 unequal piles where each pile added to the same total. What was the total and how could this be done?

In this problem you have to place four by four magic squares on the faces of a cube so that along each edge of the cube the numbers match.

There are 78 prisoners in a square cell block of twelve cells. The clever prison warder arranged them so there were 25 along each wall of the prison block. How did he do it?

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?

The clockmaker's wife cut up his birthday cake to look like a clock face. Can you work out who received each piece?

There were chews for 2p, mini eggs for 3p, Chocko bars for 5p and lollypops for 7p in the sweet shop. What could each of the children buy with their money?

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?

Using the statements, can you work out how many of each type of rabbit there are in these pens?

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

Can you make a cycle of pairs that add to make a square number using all the numbers in the box below, once and once only?

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?

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

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).

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.

Find out why these matrices are magic. Can you work out how they were made? Can you make your own Magic Matrix?

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

Find at least one way to put in some operation signs (+ - x ÷) to make these digits come to 100.