A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
A simulation of target archery practice
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
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.
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?
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?
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?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
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?
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?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
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.
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
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.
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?
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?
Try this interactive strategy game for 2
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?
Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?
What happens when you turn these cogs? Investigate the differences between turning two cogs of different sizes and two cogs which are the same.
A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the silhouette of the junk?
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.
Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?
Use the interactivity to create some steady rhythms. How could you create a rhythm which sounds the same forwards as it does backwards?
Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?
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.
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
Starting with the number 180, take away 9 again and again, joining up the dots as you go. Watch out - don't join all the dots!
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!
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.
Use the interactivity to move Mr Pearson and his dog. Can you move him so that the graph shows a curve?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
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.
Place the numbers from 1 to 9 in the squares below so that the difference between joined squares is odd. How many different ways can you do this?
How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?
Explore the different tunes you can make with these five gourds. What are the similarities and differences between the two tunes you are given?
This problem is based on a code using two different prime numbers less than 10. You'll need to multiply them together and shift the alphabet forwards by the result. Can you decipher the code?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the chance of winning?
There are nine teddies in Teddy Town - three red, three blue and three yellow. There are also nine houses, three of each colour. Can you put them on the map of Teddy Town according to the rules?