Make your own double-sided magic square. But can you complete both sides once you've made the pieces?

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

An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.

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

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!

Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.

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?

Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

Can you make a train the same length as Laura's but using three differently coloured rods? Is there only one way of doing it?

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

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

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?

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?

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?

Annie cut this numbered cake into 3 pieces with 3 cuts so that the numbers on each piece added to the same total. Where were the cuts and what fraction of the whole cake was each piece?

In your bank, you have three types of coins. The number of spots shows how much they are worth. Can you choose coins to exchange with the groups given to make the same total?

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.

At the beginning of May Tom put his tomato plant outside. On the same day he sowed a bean in another pot. When will the two be the same height?

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?

This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.

Find your way through the grid starting at 2 and following these operations. What number do you end on?

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

Here you see the front and back views of a dodecahedron. Each vertex has been numbered so that the numbers around each pentagonal face add up to 65. Can you find all the missing numbers?

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.

Sam got into an elevator. He went down five floors, up six floors, down seven floors, then got out on the second floor. On what floor did he get on?

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

Can you work out how many flowers there will be on the Amazing Splitting Plant after it has been growing for six weeks?

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.

Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.

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

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

We start with one yellow cube and build around it to make a 3x3x3 cube with red cubes. Then we build around that red cube with blue cubes and so on. How many cubes of each colour have we used?

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?

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

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

This challenging activity involves finding different ways to distribute fifteen items among four sets, when the sets must include three, four, five and six items.

In this game for two players, the idea is to take it in turns to choose 1, 3, 5 or 7. The winner is the first to make the total 37.

This challenge extends the Plants investigation so now four or more children are involved.

This big box adds something to any number that goes into it. If you know the numbers that come out, what addition might be going on in the box?

Can you each work out the number on your card? What do you notice? How could you sort the cards?

Can you each work out the number on your card? What do you notice? How could you sort the cards?

In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.

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

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

Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your oponent.

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