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.

In this game, you can add, subtract, multiply or divide the numbers on the dice. Which will you do so that you get to the end of the number line first?

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

Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.

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

A game for 2 or more players with a pack of cards. Practise your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to hit the target score.

Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?

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

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!

Exactly 195 digits have been used to number the pages in a book. How many pages does the book have?

Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?

How could you put eight beanbags in the hoops so that there are four in the blue hoop, five in the red and six in the yellow? Can you find all the ways of doing this?

Leah and Tom each have a number line. Can you work out where their counters will land? What are the secret jumps they make with their counters?

If you hang two weights on one side of this balance, in how many different ways can you hang three weights on the other side for it to be balanced?

A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.

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

Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?

A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!

A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.

Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?

Have a go at this game which involves throwing two dice and adding their totals. Where should you place your counters to be more likely to win?

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?

There are 4 jugs which hold 9 litres, 7 litres, 4 litres and 2 litres. Find a way to pour 9 litres of drink from one jug to another until you are left with exactly 3 litres in three of the jugs.

This problem is based on a code using two different prime numbers less than 10. You'll need to multiply them together and shift the alphabet forwards by the result. Can you decipher the code?

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

Can you put plus signs in so this is true? 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 = 99 How many ways can you do it?

Can you design a new shape for the twenty-eight squares and arrange the numbers in a logical way? What patterns do you notice?

Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.

What do you notice about the date 03.06.09? Or 08.01.09? This challenge invites you to investigate some interesting dates yourself.

Add the sum of the squares of four numbers between 10 and 20 to the sum of the squares of three numbers less than 6 to make the square of another, larger, number.

Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?

Ten cards are put into five envelopes so that there are two cards in each envelope. The sum of the numbers inside it is written on each envelope. What numbers could be inside the envelopes?

Find all the numbers that can be made by adding the dots on two dice.

How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?

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

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?

This task, written for the National Young Mathematicians' Award 2016, focuses on 'open squares'. What would the next five open squares look like?

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?

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?

Use these head, body and leg pieces to make Robot Monsters which are different heights.

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?

Tim had nine cards each with a different number from 1 to 9 on it. How could he have put them into three piles so that the total in each pile was 15?

You have 5 darts and your target score is 44. How many different ways could you score 44?

Winifred Wytsh bought a box each of jelly babies, milk jelly bears, yellow jelly bees and jelly belly beans. In how many different ways could she make a jolly jelly feast with 32 legs?

Arrange eight of the numbers between 1 and 9 in the Polo Square below so that each side adds to the same total.

This problem is based on the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. Investigate the different numbers of people and rats there could have been if you know how many legs there are altogether!