During the third hour after midnight the hands on a clock point in the same direction (so one hand is over the top of the other). At what time, to the nearest second, does this happen?

Investigate the different distances of these car journeys and find out how long they take.

A lady has a steel rod and a wooden pole and she knows the length of each. How can she measure out an 8 unit piece of pole?

On Planet Plex, there are only 6 hours in the day. Can you answer these questions about how Arog the Alien spends his day?

The idea of this game is to add or subtract the two numbers on the dice and cover the result on the grid, trying to get a line of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?

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.

First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.

Can you find 2 butterflies to go on each flower so that the numbers on each pair of butterflies adds to the same number as the one on the flower?

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

Fill in the missing numbers so that adding each pair of corner numbers gives you the number between them (in the box).

Twizzle, a female giraffe, needs transporting to another zoo. Which route will give the fastest journey?

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

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?

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?

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?

Fill in the numbers to make the sum of each row, column and diagonal equal to 34. For an extra challenge try the huge American Flag magic square.

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

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

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?

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

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

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?

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?

Fill in the numbers to make the sum of each row, column and diagonal equal to 15.

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

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

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?

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

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.

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?

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?

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

Woof is a big dog. Yap is a little dog. Emma has 16 dog biscuits to give to the two dogs. She gave Woof 4 more biscuits than Yap. How many biscuits did each dog get?

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

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

Which times on a digital clock have a line of symmetry? Which look the same upside-down? You might like to try this investigation and find out!

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?

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

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 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!

Choose four different digits from 1-9 and put one in each box so that the resulting four two-digit numbers add to a total of 100.

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

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

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

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