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First Connect Three

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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?

Fifteen

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

Teddy Town

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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?

Tug of War

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

First Connect Three for Two

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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.

Number Differences

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

Square Tangram

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This was a problem for our birthday website. Can you use four of these pieces to form a square? How about making a square with all five pieces?

World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming?

Got it Article

Stage: 2 and 3

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

Online

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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.

Countdown

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

Domino Numbers

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Multiplication Tables - Matching Cards

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

Sort the Street

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Sort the houses in my street into different groups. Can you do it in any other ways?

Fault-free Rectangles

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Odds or Sixes?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?

Dotty Circle

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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!

Twice as Big?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.

More Numbers in the Ring

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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?

Diagonal Dodge

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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.

All Change

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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?

Counter Roundup

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Growing Garlic

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

Alquerque II

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

A variant on the game Alquerque

Factor Lines

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

Incey Wincey Spider for Two

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

Stop the Clock for Two

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

Stop the Clock

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.

Makeover

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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

Flip Flop - Matching Cards

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

Noughts and Crosses

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

The Path of the Dice

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

The Brown Family

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Use the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?

Overlapping Circles

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

Share Bears

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears can they share so that there are none left over?

Posting Triangles

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?

Triangle Edges

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

How many triangles can you make using sticks that are 3cm, 4cm and 5cm long?

Part the Piles

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?

Right Angle Challenge

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

How many right angles can you make using two sticks?

World of Tan 24 - Clocks

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Game of PIG - Ones

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Play a dice game of chance

World of Tan 20 - Fractions

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Got It

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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.

Coordinate Cunning

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

We'll Bang the Drum

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

Calculator Bingo

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.