A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory

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

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.

Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.

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?

This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?

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.

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

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

Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?

A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

If there are 3 squares in the ring, can you place three different numbers in them so that their differences are odd? Try with different numbers of squares around the ring. What do you notice?

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?

A game to be played against the computer, or in groups. Pick a 7-digit number. A random digit is generated. What must you subract to remove the digit from your number? the first to zero wins.

Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.

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

Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves

Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?

Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?

A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!

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?

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?

Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.

You have 4 red and 5 blue counters. How many ways can they be placed on a 3 by 3 grid so that all the rows columns and diagonals have an even number of red counters?

The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.

Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the chance of winning?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the chairs?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?

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 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?

How many different rhythms can you make by putting two drums on the wheel?

An interactive game for 1 person. You are given a rectangle with 50 squares on it. Roll the dice to get a percentage between 2 and 100. How many squares is this? Keep going until you get 100. . . .

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?

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?

The computer has made a rectangle and will tell you the number of spots it uses in total. Can you find out where the rectangle is?

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 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.

A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?

A game for 2 people that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.

What are the coordinates of the coloured dots that mark out the tangram? Try changing the position of the origin. What happens to the coordinates now?

Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.

Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?

What shaped overlaps can you make with two circles which are the same size? What shapes are 'left over'? What shapes can you make when the circles are different sizes?