First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
Euler discussed whether or not it was possible to stroll around Koenigsberg crossing each of its seven bridges exactly once. Experiment with different numbers of islands and bridges.
Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?
Triangle numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?
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?
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.
The number of plants in Mr McGregor's magic potting shed increases overnight. He'd like to put the same number of plants in each of his gardens, planting one garden each day. How can he do it?
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
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
What are the areas of these triangles? What do you notice? Can you generalise to other "families" of triangles?
Use the interactivity to play two of the bells in a pattern. How do you know when it is your turn to ring, and how do you know which bell to ring?
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
There are 27 small cubes in a 3 x 3 x 3 cube, 54 faces being visible at any one time. Is it possible to reorganise these cubes so that by dipping the large cube into a pot of paint three times you. . . .
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
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.
To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.
The interactive diagram has two labelled points, A and B. It is designed to be used with the problem "Cushion Ball"
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
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.
A tool for generating random integers.
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
A group of interactive resources to support work on percentages Key Stage 4.
A and B are two interlocking cogwheels having p teeth and q teeth respectively. One tooth on B is painted red. Find the values of p and q for which the red tooth on B contacts every gap on the. . . .
Given the nets of 4 cubes with the faces coloured in 4 colours, build a tower so that on each vertical wall no colour is repeated, that is all 4 colours appear.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
The idea of this game is to add or subtract the two numbers on the dice and cover the result on the grid, trying to get a line of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?
This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use the interactivity to listen to the bells ringing a pattern. Now it's your turn! Play one of the bells yourself. How do you know when it is your turn to ring?
These formulae are often quoted, but rarely proved. In this article, we derive the formulae for the volumes of a square-based pyramid and a cone, using relatively simple mathematical concepts.
Can you give the coordinates of the vertices of the fifth point in the patterm on this 3D grid?
Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?
When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...
A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.
Mr McGregor has a magic potting shed. Overnight, the number of plants in it doubles. He'd like to put the same number of plants in each of three gardens, planting one garden each day. Can he do it?
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.