A tool for generating random integers.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.
Can you put the 25 coloured tiles into the 5 x 5 square so that no column, no row and no diagonal line have tiles of the same colour in them?
A simple spinner that is equally likely to land on Red or Black. Useful if tossing a coin, dropping it, and rummaging about on the floor have lost their appeal. Needs a modern browser; if IE then at. . . .
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
How good are you at estimating angles?
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
Use this animation to experiment with lotteries. Choose how many balls to match, how many are in the carousel, and how many draws to make at once.
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.
Try this interactive strategy game for 2
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.
Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.
Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.
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.
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
Create a pattern on the left-hand grid. How could you extend your pattern on the right-hand grid?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?
A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.
If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?
Play a dice game of chance
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.
How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
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 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?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
Can you find just the right bubbles to hold your number?
Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?
Terry and Ali are playing a game with three balls. Is it fair that Terry wins when the middle ball is red?
Use the interactivity to sort these numbers into sets. Can you give each set a name?
Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?
What shape is the overlap when you slide one of these shapes half way across another? Can you picture it in your head? Use the interactivity to check your visualisation.
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.
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?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
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?
Use the interactivity to create some steady rhythms. How could you create a rhythm which sounds the same forwards as it does backwards?
Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?