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!
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the silhouette of the junk?
Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?
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.
What happens when you turn these cogs? Investigate the differences between turning two cogs of different sizes and two cogs which are the same.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Try this interactive strategy game for 2
If there are 3 squares in the ring, can you place three different numbers in them so that their differences are odd? Try with different numbers of squares around the ring. What do you notice?
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
A train building game for 2 players.
An interactive game for 1 person. You are given a rectangle with 50 squares on it. Roll the dice to get a percentage between 2 and 100. How many squares is this? Keep going until you get 100. . . .
Ahmed has some wooden planks to use for three sides of a rabbit run against the shed. What quadrilaterals would he be able to make with the planks of different lengths?
What shape is the overlap when you slide one of these shapes half way across another? Can you picture it in your head? Use the interactivity to check your visualisation.
This was a problem for our birthday website. Can you use four of these pieces to form a square? How about making a square with all five pieces?
An interactive game to be played on your own or with friends. Imagine you are having a party. Each person takes it in turns to stand behind the chair where they will get the most chocolate.
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?
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
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.
Can you create a story that would describe the movement of the man shown on these graphs? Use the interactivity to try out our ideas.
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.
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
A simulation of target archery practice
What shaped overlaps can you make with two circles which are the same size? What shapes are 'left over'? What shapes can you make when the circles are different sizes?
Use the interactivity to make this Islamic star and cross design. Can you produce a tessellation of regular octagons with two different types of triangle?
What are the coordinates of the coloured dots that mark out the tangram? Try changing the position of the origin. What happens to the coordinates now?
Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.
How many times in twelve hours do the hands of a clock form a right angle? Use the interactivity to check your answers.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
A game to be played against the computer, or in groups. Pick a 7-digit number. A random digit is generated. What must you subract to remove the digit from your number? the first to zero wins.
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
Can you cover the camel with these pieces?
Play a dice game of chance
If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?
Arrange any number of counters from these 18 on the grid to make a rectangle. What numbers of counters make rectangles? How many different rectangles can you make with each number of counters?
What does the overlap of these two shapes look like? Try picturing it in your head and then use the interactivity to test your prediction.
How many right angles can you make using two sticks?
Investigate the different sounds you can make by putting the owls and donkeys on the wheel.
Match the halves.
Use your mouse to move the red and green parts of this disc. Can you make images which show the turnings described?
Sort the houses in my street into different groups. Can you do it in any other ways?
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.