Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular
intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
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!
Use the interactivity to create some steady rhythms. How could you
create a rhythm which sounds the same forwards as it does
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this junk?
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?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the candle and sundial?
Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be
removed. Click to remover them. The winner is the last one to
remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?
Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order
to balance this equaliser?
Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Wai Ping, Wah Ming and Chi Wing?
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 fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming?
How many times in twelve hours do the hands of a clock form a right
angle? Use the interactivity to check your answers.
Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every
day in the run-up to Christmas.
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a
friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Mai Ling?
A train building game for 2 players.
What happens when you turn these cogs? Investigate the differences
between turning two cogs of different sizes and two cogs which are
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
What shaped overlaps can you make with two circles which are the
same size? What shapes are 'left over'? What shapes can you make
when the circles are different sizes?
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you
find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to 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.
Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and
investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of
A generic circular pegboard resource.
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 or play this dice game yourself. How could
you make it fair?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?
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.
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
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!
Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?
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.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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 outline of this telephone?
Using angular.js to bind inputs to outputs
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.
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.