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

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?

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.

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?

Jack's mum bought some candles to use on his birthday cakes and when his sister was born, she used them on her cakes too. Can you use the information to find out when Kate was born?

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.

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?

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

Claire thinks she has the most sports cards in her album. "I have 12 pages with 2 cards on each page", says Claire. Ross counts his cards. "No! I have 3 cards on each of my pages and there are. . . .

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.

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

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

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 would you count the number of fingers in these pictures?

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

Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.

Move from the START to the FINISH by moving across or down to the next square. Can you find a route to make these totals?

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

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

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

Put operations signs between the numbers 3 4 5 6 to make the highest possible number and lowest possible number.

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

Can you draw a continuous line through 16 numbers on this grid so that the total of the numbers you pass through is as high as possible?

Can you find which shapes you need to put into the grid to make the totals at the end of each row and the bottom of each column?

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

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

There are 44 people coming to a dinner party. There are 15 square tables that seat 4 people. Find a way to seat the 44 people using all 15 tables, with no empty places.

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.

There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...

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?

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

In how many ways could Mrs Beeswax put ten coins into her three puddings so that each pudding ended up with at least two coins?

These caterpillars have 16 parts. What different shapes do they make if each part lies in the small squares of a 4 by 4 square?

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?

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

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

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.

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?

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

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

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.

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!

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