Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds
whilst improving your memory
Work out how to light up the single light. What's the rule?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help
you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
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?
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 find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
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?
An activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.
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.
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.
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. . . .
Play a dice game of chance
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the chairs?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?
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
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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 game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
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?
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?
A generic circular pegboard resource.
Take it in turns to place a domino on the grid. One to be placed horizontally and the other vertically. Can you make it impossible for your opponent to play?
Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man
must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.
Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged
L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.
Use the interactivity to investigate what kinds of triangles can be
drawn on peg boards with different numbers of pegs.
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a
friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules,
to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?
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!
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the
chance of winning?
Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could
you make it fair?
Terry and Ali are playing a game with three balls. Is it fair that
Terry wins when the middle ball is red?
Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of
Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every
day in the run-up to Christmas.
Mr Gilderdale is playing a game with his class. What rule might he have chosen? How would you test your idea?
What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping
Twenty four games for the run-up to Christmas.
A train building game for 2 players.
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order
to balance this equaliser?