A game for 2 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red
counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the
other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.
A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming?
Can you put the 25 coloured tiles into the 5 x 5 square so that no column, no row and no diagonal line have tiles of the same colour in them?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order
to balance this equaliser?
How can the same pieces of the tangram make this bowl before and after it was chipped? Use the interactivity to try and work out what is going on!
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?
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 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?
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?
Use the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the
difference between the two numbers just below it.
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
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?
What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the
Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10. You could use the interactivity to help you.
Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears
can they share so that there are none left over?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?
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 fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the chairs?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?
A variant on the game Alquerque
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this junk?
How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?
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 see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10
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 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a
friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the
difference between the two numbers just below it.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the workmen?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the watering can and man in a boat?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of Mai Ling and Chi Wing?