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.
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.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
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?
How many times in twelve hours do the hands of a clock form a right angle? Use the interactivity to check your answers.
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.
Try this interactive strategy game for 2
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.
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 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.
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. . . .
A variant on the game Alquerque
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
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 find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.
Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.
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!
An odd version of tic tac toe
Use your mouse to move the red and green parts of this disc. Can you make images which show the turnings described?
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 Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
Play a dice game of chance
The computer has made a rectangle and will tell you the number of spots it uses in total. Can you find out where the rectangle is?
Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.
A generic circular pegboard resource.
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the chairs?
Ahmed has some wooden planks to use for three sides of a rabbit run against the shed. What quadrilaterals would he be able to make with the planks of different lengths?
Can you find just the right bubbles to hold your number?
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?
Match the halves.
Arrange any number of counters from these 18 on the grid to make a rectangle. What numbers of counters make rectangles? How many different rectangles can you make with each number of counters?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they look!
A train building game for 2 players.
Twenty four games for the run-up to Christmas.
What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?
Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?
Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?
How many right angles can you make using two sticks?
If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?