Create a pattern on the left-hand grid. How could you extend your pattern on the right-hand grid?
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.
Use the blue spot to help you move the yellow spot from one star to the other. How are the trails of the blue and yellow spots related?
Try this interactive strategy game for 2
Can you make the green spot travel through the tube by moving the yellow spot? Could you draw a tube that both spots would follow?
Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.
If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?
Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.
A variant on the game Alquerque
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 game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
How many different rhythms can you make by putting two drums on the wheel?
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
Play a dice game of chance
A train building game for 2 players.
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
Twenty four games for the run-up to Christmas.
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 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.
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?
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
A generic circular pegboard resource.
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?
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?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.
What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?
How many times in twelve hours do the hands of a clock form a right angle? Use the interactivity to check your answers.
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
Explore this interactivity and see if you can work out what it does. Could you use it to estimate the area of a shape?
Starting with the number 180, take away 9 again and again, joining up the dots as you go. Watch out - don't join all the dots!
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?
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?
Can you find just the right bubbles to hold your number?
Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?
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?
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?
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 make a cycle of pairs that add to make a square number using all the numbers in the box below, once and once only?
Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?
Use the clues to colour each square.
Use the interactivity to create some steady rhythms. How could you create a rhythm which sounds the same forwards as it does backwards?
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?