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

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

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?

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

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

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?

Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

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

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

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 the rocket?

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

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

Explore the different tunes you can make with these five gourds. What are the similarities and differences between the two tunes you are given?

Place the numbers 1 to 6 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?

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

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

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

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

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

Can you make a train the same length as Laura's but using three differently coloured rods? Is there only one way of doing it?

Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.

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

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

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

Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?

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?

How many different triangles can you draw on the dotty grid which each have one dot in the middle?

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

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

Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?

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 put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?

An interactive game to be played on your own or with friends. Imagine you are having a party. Each person takes it in turns to stand behind the chair where they will get the most chocolate.

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

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

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?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?

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?

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

Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?