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

Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?

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

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?

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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?

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

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?

There are to be 6 homes built on a new development site. They could be semi-detached, detached or terraced houses. How many different combinations of these can you find?

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?

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 from 1 to 9 in the squares below so that the difference between joined squares is odd. How many different ways can you do this?

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!

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

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?

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

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?

Roll two red dice and a green dice. Add the two numbers on the red dice and take away the number on the green. What are all the different possibilities that could come up?

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?

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

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?

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

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

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?

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

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?

This magic square has operations written in it, to make it into a maze. Start wherever you like, go through every cell and go out a total of 15!

A group of children are using measuring cylinders but they lose the labels. Can you help relabel them?

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

Ram divided 15 pennies among four small bags. He could then pay any sum of money from 1p to 15p without opening any bag. How many pennies did Ram put in each bag?

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

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?

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

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.

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

This task follows on from Build it Up and takes the ideas into three dimensions!

An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.

Using the cards 2, 4, 6, 8, +, - and =, what number statements can you make?

Look carefully at the numbers. What do you notice? Can you make another square using the numbers 1 to 16, that displays the same properties?