A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with the measuring tool shown.
Can you put these shapes in order of size? Start with the smallest.
Can you create a story that would describe the movement of the man shown on these graphs? Use the interactivity to try out our ideas.
Use the interactivity to move Mr Pearson and his dog. Can you move him so that the graph shows a curve?
How many times in twelve hours do the hands of a clock form a right angle? Use the interactivity to check your answers.
Use the interactivity to investigate what kinds of triangles can be drawn on peg boards with different numbers of pegs.
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?
How many different rhythms can you make by putting two drums on the wheel?
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?
How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?
Can you cover the camel with these pieces?
What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
How many different ways can you find to join three equilateral triangles together? Can you convince us that you have found them all?
Use your mouse to move the red and green parts of this disc. Can you make images which show the turnings described?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
Use the interactivity to find all the different right-angled triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting triangle.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?
Explore this interactivity and see if you can work out what it does. Could you use it to estimate the area of a shape?
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?
Use the clues to colour each square.
Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.
Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.
Explore the different tunes you can make with these five gourds. What are the similarities and differences between the two tunes you are given?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?
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 this junk?
Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remover them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?
How many triangles can you make using sticks that are 3cm, 4cm and 5cm long?
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?
Is it possible to place 2 counters on the 3 by 3 grid so that there is an even number of counters in every row and every column? How about if you have 3 counters or 4 counters or....?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?
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?
Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?
How many different triangles can you draw on the dotty grid which each have one dot in the middle?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these rabbits?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this goat and giraffe?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the rocket?