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### Making Sticks

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Kimie and Sebastian were making sticks from interlocking cubes and lining them up. Can they make their lines the same length? Can they make any other lines?

### Clapping Times

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

If you count from 1 to 20 and clap more loudly on the numbers in the two times table, as well as saying those numbers loudly, which numbers will be loud?

### Share Bears

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears can they share so that there are none left over?

### Making Shapes

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Arrange any number of counters from these 18 on the grid to make a rectangle. What numbers of counters make rectangles? How many different rectangles can you make with each number of counters?

### Factors and Multiples Game for Two

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?

### Colour Wheels

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?

### Bubble Trouble

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you find just the right bubbles to hold your number?

### Venn Diagrams

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.

### Sorting Numbers

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to sort these numbers into sets. Can you give each set a name?

### Music to My Ears

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you predict when you'll be clapping and when you'll be clicking if you start this rhythm? How about when a friend begins a new rhythm at the same time?

### Beat the Drum Beat!

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to create some steady rhythms. How could you create a rhythm which sounds the same forwards as it does backwards?

### I Like ...

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Mr Gilderdale is playing a game with his class. What rule might he have chosen? How would you test your idea?

### Times Tables Shifts

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?

### Light the Lights

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?

### Seven Flipped

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.

### Are You Well Balanced?

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.

### Neighbours

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### A Dotty Problem

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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!

### Lots of Biscuits!

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Help share out the biscuits the children have made.

### Same Length Trains

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?

### Odds and Threes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Spelling Circle

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Find the words hidden inside each of the circles by counting around a certain number of spaces to find each letter in turn.

### Growing Garlic

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.

### One of Thirty-six

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you find the chosen number from the grid using the clues?

### Multiplication Square Jigsaw

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?

### Skip Counting

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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.

### Down to Nothing

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Curious Number

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Lots of Lollies

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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?

### Numbers as Shapes

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Use cubes to continue making the numbers from 7 to 20. Are they sticks, rectangles or squares?

### Nineteen Hexagons

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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?

### Factors and Multiples Game

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?

### Light the Lights Again

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Each light in this interactivity turns on according to a rule. What happens when you enter different numbers? Can you find the smallest number that lights up all four lights?

### Got It

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.

### Grouping Goodies

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Doubling Fives

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

This activity focuses on doubling multiples of five.

### The Set of Numbers

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you place the numbers from 1 to 10 in the grid?

### Three Spinners

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

These red, yellow and blue spinners were each spun 45 times in total. Can you work out which numbers are on each spinner?

### Which Is Quicker?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Which is quicker, counting up to 30 in ones or counting up to 300 in tens? Why?

### What Do You Need?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Crossings

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Factor Lines

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.

### The Remainders Game

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

A game that tests your understanding of remainders.

### Multiples Grid

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Multiplication Series: Number Arrays

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers describes how number arrays can be a useful reprentation for many number concepts.

### Six in a Circle

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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?

### Constant Counting

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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?

### A Mixed-up Clock

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Sets of Numbers

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How many different sets of numbers with at least four members can you find in the numbers in this box?