Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences
composed of square cells.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out
Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen,
demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
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
Can you make a right-angled triangle on this peg-board by joining
up three points round the edge?
Start with any number of counters in any number of piles. 2 players
take it in turns to remove any number of counters from a single
pile. The winner is the player to take the last counter.
Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
The classic vector racing game brought to a screen near you.
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. . . .
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships
between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his
friend trapped in the tower.
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.
A tool for generating random integers.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White
Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Match the cards of the same value.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
Investigate how logic gates work in circuits.
Can you discover whether this is a fair game?
This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore
probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.
When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...
Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair
game by adding odd and even numbers?
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 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?
A circle rolls around the outside edge of a square so that its circumference always touches the edge of the square. Can you describe the locus of the centre of the circle?
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.
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular
intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th
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 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 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.
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?
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
We can show that (x + 1)² = x² + 2x + 1 by considering
the area of an (x + 1) by (x + 1) square. Show in a similar way
that (x + 2)² = x² + 4x + 4
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Try this interactive strategy game for 2