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.

Two circles of equal radius touch at P. One circle is fixed whilst the other moves, rolling without slipping, all the way round. How many times does the moving coin revolve before returning to P?

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?

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.

A red square and a blue square overlap so that the corner of the red square rests on the centre of the blue square. Show that, whatever the orientation of the red square, it covers a quarter of the. . . .

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 to make this Islamic star and cross design. Can you produce a tessellation of regular octagons with two different types of triangle?

Show how this pentagonal tile can be used to tile the plane and describe the transformations which map this pentagon to its images in the tiling.

Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?

A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?

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?

A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.

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.

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 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. . . .

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the chairs?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?

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 the child walking home from school?

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.

Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves

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?

Use the interactivity to investigate what kinds of triangles can be drawn on peg boards with different numbers of pegs.

Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.

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?

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?

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!

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?

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 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?

Do you know how to find the area of a triangle? You can count the squares. What happens if we turn the triangle on end? Press the button and see. Try counting the number of units in the triangle now. . . .

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?

This rectangle is cut into five pieces which fit exactly into a triangular outline and also into a square outline where the triangle, the rectangle and the square have equal areas.

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?

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.

Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.

These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.

What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?

Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

Explore this interactivity and see if you can work out what it does. Could you use it to estimate the area of a shape?