To avoid losing think of another very well known game where the patterns of play are similar.

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.

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.

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.

This is an interactive net of a Rubik's cube. Twists of the 3D cube become mixes of the squares on the 2D net. Have a play and see how many scrambles you can undo!

The opposite vertices of a square have coordinates (a,b) and (c,d). What are the coordinates of the other vertices?

A counter is placed in the bottom right hand corner of a grid. You toss a coin and move the star according to the following rules: ... What is the probability that you end up in the top left-hand. . . .

Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.

Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?

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.

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?

Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.

Place a red counter in the top left corner of a 4x4 array, which is covered by 14 other smaller counters, leaving a gap in the bottom right hand corner (HOME). What is the smallest number of moves. . . .

On the 3D grid a strange (and deadly) animal is lurking. Using the tracking system can you locate this creature as quickly as possible?

A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.

This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.

Charlie likes tablecloths that use as many colours as possible, but insists that his tablecloths have some symmetry. Can you work out how many colours he needs for different tablecloth designs?

Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.

P is a point on the circumference of a circle radius r which rolls, without slipping, inside a circle of radius 2r. What is the locus of P?

Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?

An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.

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. . . .

Is this a fair game? How many ways are there of creating a fair game by adding odd and even numbers?

A right-angled isosceles triangle is rotated about the centre point of a square. What can you say about the area of the part of the square covered by the triangle as it rotates?

This resource contains interactive problems to support work on number sequences at Key Stage 4.

Find all the ways of placing the numbers 1 to 9 on a W shape, with 3 numbers on each leg, so that each set of 3 numbers has the same total.

Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.

in how many ways can you place the numbers 1, 2, 3 … 9 in the nine regions of the Olympic Emblem (5 overlapping circles) so that the amount in each ring is the same?

Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.

This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.

Take any parallelogram and draw squares on the sides of the parallelogram. What can you prove about the quadrilateral formed by joining the centres of these squares?

Show that for any triangle it is always possible to construct 3 touching circles with centres at the vertices. Is it possible to construct touching circles centred at the vertices of any polygon?

Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.

Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.

A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.

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 Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.

Make and prove a conjecture about the cyclic quadrilateral inscribed in a circle of radius r that has the maximum perimeter and the maximum area.

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.

Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!

When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...

Can you set the logic gates so that the number of bulbs which are on is the same as the number of switches which are on?