You'll need two dice to play this game against a partner. Will Incey Wincey make it to the top of the drain pipe or the bottom of the drain pipe first?
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?
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?
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.
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
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?
How many times in twelve hours do the hands of a clock form a right
angle? Use the interactivity to check your answers.
Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help
you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming?
An activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.
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 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a
friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
Use the interactivity to move Mr Pearson and his dog. Can you move
him so that the graph shows a curve?
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!
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.
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10
Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
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?
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?
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
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?
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.
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.
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 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.
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
A variant on the game Alquerque
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for
explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the
Sort the houses in my street into different groups. Can you do it in any other ways?
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds
whilst improving your memory
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....?
Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of
Start by putting one million (1 000 000) into the display of your
calculator. Can you reduce this to 7 using just the 7 key and add,
subtract, multiply, divide and equals as many times as you like?
How many right angles can you make using two sticks?
Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears
can they share so that there are none left over?
If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?
Match the halves.
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four
calculations are correct?
Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.