Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
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!
Use the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.
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?
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order
to balance this equaliser?
What do the numbers shaded in blue on this hundred square have in common? What do you notice about the pink numbers? How about the shaded numbers in the other squares?
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?
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules,
to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the
difference between the two numbers just below it.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10
Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10. You could use the interactivity to help you.
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?
Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the
difference between the two numbers just below it.
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
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 put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four
calculations are correct?
Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.
You'll need two dice to play this game against a partner. Will Incey Wincey make it to the top of the drain pipe or the bottom of the drain pipe 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?
There are three versions of this challenge. The idea is to change the colour of all the spots on the grid. Can you do it in fewer throws of the dice?
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?
Match the halves.
Can you cover the camel with these pieces?
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.
What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these
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?
Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they
Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man
must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these
mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
Can you make the green spot travel through the tube by moving the
yellow spot? Could you draw a tube that both spots would follow?
Use the interactivity to find all the different right-angled
triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting
Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears
can they share so that there are none left over?
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the
Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is
equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help
you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
There are nine teddies in Teddy Town - three red, three blue and three yellow. There are also nine houses, three of each colour. Can you put them on the map of Teddy Town according to the rules?
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more
than one weight on a hook.
An odd version of tic tac toe
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
Use the clues to colour each square.
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?