Homes

Six new homes are being built! They can be detached, semi-detached or terraced houses. How many different combinations of these can you find?

Number Squares

Start with four numbers at the corners of a square and put the total of two corners in the middle of that side. Keep going... Can you estimate what the size of the last four numbers will be?

I'm Eight

Find a great variety of ways of asking questions which make 8.

Money Line-up

Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

This is a game for two players.  It would be good to use your own currency for this game, but we will explain the rules using dollars.

You will need:

• a copy of the board (or you could draw out a five by five grid)
• one 50c coin, four 25c coins and seven 10c coins for each player

How to play:
1.  Decide who will go first.
2.  Players take turns to put one coin on one of the squares.
3.  The winner is the first to make a row (horizontally, vertically or diagonally) of four coins which add to one dollar.

Do you think it is better to go first or second?
Can you find some good ways to try to win the game?