Imagine a pyramid which is built in square layers of small cubes. If we number the cubes from the top, starting with 1, can you picture which cubes are directly below this first cube?

An activity centred around observations of dots and how we visualise number arrangement patterns.

This article for teachers describes a project which explores thepower of storytelling to convey concepts and ideas to children.

Think of a number, square it and subtract your starting number. Is the number youâ€™re left with odd or even? How do the images help to explain this?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this shape. How would you describe it?

Exploring and predicting folding, cutting and punching holes and making spirals.

Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the chairs?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?

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!

Make a cube out of straws and have a go at this practical challenge.

Can you cut a regular hexagon into two pieces to make a parallelogram? Try cutting it into three pieces to make a rhombus!

Can you arrange the shapes in a chain so that each one shares a face (or faces) that are the same shape as the one that follows it?

Reasoning about the number of matches needed to build squares that share their sides.

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?

What shape has Harry drawn on this clock face? Can you find its area? What is the largest number of square tiles that could cover this area?

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.

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?

In each of the pictures the invitation is for you to: Count what you see. Identify how you think the pattern would continue.

Looking at the picture of this Jomista Mat, can you decribe what you see? Why not try and make one yourself?

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?

What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?

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?

Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves

Use the lines on this figure to show how the square can be divided into 2 halves, 3 thirds, 6 sixths and 9 ninths.

I've made some cubes and some cubes with holes in. This challenge invites you to explore the difference in the number of small cubes I've used. Can you see any patterns?

What shape is made when you fold using this crease pattern? Can you make a ring design?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming playing the board game?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?

This challenge involves eight three-cube models made from interlocking cubes. Investigate different ways of putting the models together then compare your constructions.

On which of these shapes can you trace a path along all of its edges, without going over any edge twice?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the watering can and man in a boat?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the telescope and microscope?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Wai Ping, Wah Ming and Chi Wing?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these rabbits?

Can you visualise what shape this piece of paper will make when it is folded?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the rocket?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this plaque design?

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.

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?

This problem invites you to build 3D shapes using two different triangles. Can you make the shapes from the pictures?

Can you find a way of counting the spheres in these arrangements?

Can you work out what shape is made by folding in this way? Why not create some patterns using this shape but in different sizes?

Make a flower design using the same shape made out of different sizes of paper.

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming?

Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these convex shapes?