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.

Use the interactivity to move Mr Pearson and his dog. Can you move him so that the graph shows a curve?

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.

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.

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

How many times in twelve hours do the hands of a clock form a right angle? Use the interactivity to check your answers.

What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?

Explore this interactivity and see if you can work out what it does. Could you use it to estimate the area of a shape?

Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this junk?

This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?

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

Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the candle and sundial?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Wai Ping, Wah Ming and Chi Wing?

Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.

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

Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.

How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?

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?

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 work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.

Use the interactivity to investigate what kinds of triangles can be drawn on peg boards with different numbers of pegs.

How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?

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 find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?

Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture. How many different shapes can you make by fitting the four triangles back together?

How many different ways can you find to join three equilateral triangles together? Can you convince us that you have found them all?

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

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?

Use your mouse to move the red and green parts of this disc. Can you make images which show the turnings described?

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?

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?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Mai Ling?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the rocket?

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

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?

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

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this shape. How would you describe it?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of Mai Ling and Chi Wing?

NRICH December 2006 advent calendar - a new tangram for each day in the run-up to Christmas.

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 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 these clocks?