Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remover them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?
Can you work out what kind of rotation produced this pattern of pegs in our pegboard?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?
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.
Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.
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.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?
Here are more buildings to picture in your mind's eye. Watch out - they become quite complicated!
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Mai Ling?
Here are the six faces of a cube - in no particular order. Here are three views of the cube. Can you deduce where the faces are in relation to each other and record them on the net of this cube?
10 space travellers are waiting to board their spaceships. There are two rows of seats in the waiting room. Using the rules, where are they all sitting? Can you find all the possible ways?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the watering can and man in a boat?
Find a way to cut a 4 by 4 square into only two pieces, then rejoin the two pieces to make an L shape 6 units high.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of Mai Ling and Chi Wing?
A game for 2 players. Given a board of dots in a grid pattern, players take turns drawing a line by connecting 2 adjacent dots. Your goal is to complete more squares than your opponent.
Which of these dice are right-handed and which are left-handed?
Can you shunt the trucks so that the Cattle truck and the Sheep truck change places and the Engine is back on the main line?
What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?
Swap the stars with the moons, using only knights' moves (as on a chess board). What is the smallest number of moves possible?
What is the best way to shunt these carriages so that each train can continue its journey?
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 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.
This problem invites you to build 3D shapes using two different triangles. Can you make the shapes from the pictures?
An extension of noughts and crosses in which the grid is enlarged and the length of the winning line can to altered to 3, 4 or 5.
Looking at the picture of this Jomista Mat, can you decribe what you see? Why not try and make one yourself?
In each of the pictures the invitation is for you to: Count what you see. Identify how you think the pattern would continue.
Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?
How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
Take a rectangle of paper and fold it in half, and half again, to make four smaller rectangles. How many different ways can you fold it up?
In how many ways can you fit two of these yellow triangles together? Can you predict the number of ways two blue triangles can be fitted together?
Try this interactive strategy game for 2
Can you make a 3x3 cube with these shapes made from small cubes?
Can you cut up a square in the way shown and make the pieces into a triangle?
A game has a special dice with a colour spot on each face. These three pictures show different views of the same dice. What colour is opposite blue?
How can you paint the faces of these eight cubes so they can be put together to make a 2 x 2 cube that is green all over AND a 2 x 2 cube that is yellow all over?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?
Building up a simple Celtic knot. Try the interactivity or download the cards or have a go on squared paper.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming playing the board game?
Exploring and predicting folding, cutting and punching holes and making spirals.
How many DIFFERENT quadrilaterals can be made by joining the dots on the 8-point circle?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the candle and sundial?
Imagine a 4 by 4 by 4 cube. If you and a friend drill holes in some of the small cubes in the ways described, how many will not have holes drilled through them?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the rocket?
Can you picture where this letter "F" will be on the grid if you flip it in these different ways?
How can the same pieces of the tangram make this bowl before and after it was chipped? Use the interactivity to try and work out what is going on!