Find the squares that Froggie skips onto to get to the pumpkin patch. She starts on 3 and finishes on 30, but she lands only on a square that has a number 3 more than the square she skips from.
A game for 2 people using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try to make an odd number or a multiple of 3.
Andrew decorated 20 biscuits to take to a party. He lined them up and put icing on every second biscuit and different decorations on other biscuits. How many biscuits weren't decorated?
What do the numbers shaded in blue on this hundred square have in common? What do you notice about the pink numbers? How about the shaded numbers in the other squares?
On a farm there were some hens and sheep. Altogether there were 8 heads and 22 feet. How many hens were there?
A game for 2 or more people. Starting with 100, subratct a number from 1 to 9 from the total. You score for making an odd number, a number ending in 0 or a multiple of 6.
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
Can you order the digits from 1-3 to make a number which is divisible by 3 so when the last digit is removed it becomes a 2-figure number divisible by 2, and so on?
If there is a ring of six chairs and thirty children must either sit on a chair or stand behind one, how many children will be behind each chair?
Help share out the biscuits the children have made.
Frances and Rishi were given a bag of lollies. They shared them out evenly and had one left over. How many lollies could there have been in the bag?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
In this maze of hexagons, you start in the centre at 0. The next hexagon must be a multiple of 2 and the next a multiple of 5. What are the possible paths you could take?
Can you find the chosen number from the grid using the clues?
You can make a calculator count for you by any number you choose. You can count by ones to reach 24. You can count by twos to reach 24. What else can you count by to reach 24?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
In a square in which the houses are evenly spaced, numbers 3 and 10 are opposite each other. What is the smallest and what is the largest possible number of houses in the square?
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
Starting with the number 180, take away 9 again and again, joining up the dots as you go. Watch out - don't join all the dots!
I am thinking of three sets of numbers less than 101. They are the red set, the green set and the blue set. Can you find all the numbers in the sets from these clues?
Suppose we allow ourselves to use three numbers less than 10 and multiply them together. How many different products can you find? How do you know you've got them all?
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
Can you place the numbers from 1 to 10 in the grid?
In this problem we are looking at sets of parallel sticks that cross each other. What is the least number of crossings you can make? And the greatest?
Are these domino games fair? Can you explain why or why not?
Pat counts her sweets in different groups and both times she has some left over. How many sweets could she have had?
This article for teachers describes how number arrays can be a useful reprentation for many number concepts.
Can you fill in this table square? The numbers 2 -12 were used to generate it with just one number used twice.
These red, yellow and blue spinners were each spun 45 times in total. Can you work out which numbers are on each spinner?
How can you use just one weighing to find out which box contains the lighter ten coins out of the ten boxes?
Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears can they share so that there are none left over?
Four of these clues are needed to find the chosen number on this grid and four are true but do nothing to help in finding the number. Can you sort out the clues and find the number?
There is a clock-face where the numbers have become all mixed up. Can you find out where all the numbers have got to from these ten statements?
Does a graph of the triangular numbers cross a graph of the six times table? If so, where? Will a graph of the square numbers cross the times table too?
This activity focuses on doubling multiples of five.
How many different sets of numbers with at least four members can you find in the numbers in this box?
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
Can you work out the arrangement of the digits in the square so that the given products are correct? The numbers 1 - 9 may be used once and once only.
Use cubes to continue making the numbers from 7 to 20. Are they sticks, rectangles or squares?
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
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.
The planet of Vuvv has seven moons. Can you work out how long it is between each super-eclipse?
There are ten children in Becky's group. Can you find a set of numbers for each of them? Are there any other sets?
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
Use this grid to shade the numbers in the way described. Which numbers do you have left? Do you know what they are called?
Katie and Will have some balloons. Will's balloon burst at exactly the same size as Katie's at the beginning of a puff. How many puffs had Will done before his balloon burst?
Find the words hidden inside each of the circles by counting around a certain number of spaces to find each letter in turn.
Becky created a number plumber which multiplies by 5 and subtracts 4. What do you notice about the numbers that it produces? Can you explain your findings?
I am thinking of three sets of numbers less than 101. Can you find all the numbers in each set from these clues?