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?
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
These activities lend themselves to systematic working in the sense that it helps to have an ordered approach.
My coat has three buttons. How many ways can you find to do up all the buttons?
How many different shapes can you make by putting four right- angled isosceles triangles together?
In this problem it is not the squares that jump, you do the jumping! The idea is to go round the track in as few jumps as possible.
Frances and Rishi were given a bag of lollies. They shared them out evenly and had one left over. How many lollies could there have been in the bag?
The Red Express Train usually has five red carriages. How many ways can you find to add two blue carriages?
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
Explore the different snakes that can be made using 5 cubes.
Start with three pairs of socks. Now mix them up so that no mismatched pair is the same as another mismatched pair. Is there more than one way to do it?
El Crico the cricket has to cross a square patio to get home. He can jump the length of one tile, two tiles and three tiles. Can you find a path that would get El Crico home in three jumps?
Moira is late for school. What is the shortest route she can take from the school gates to the entrance?
Chandra, Jane, Terry and Harry ordered their lunches from the sandwich shop. Use the information below to find out who ordered each sandwich.
Use the information to describe these marbles. What colours must be on marbles that sparkle when rolling but are dark inside?
Can you find out in which order the children are standing in this line?
Lorenzie was packing his bag for a school trip. He packed four shirts and three pairs of pants. "I will be able to have a different outfit each day", he said. How many days will Lorenzie be away?
In this maze of hexagons, you start in the centre at 0. The next hexagon must be a multiple of 2 and the next a multiple of 5. What are the possible paths you could take?
Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.
My briefcase has a three-number combination lock, but I have forgotten the combination. I remember that there's a 3, a 5 and an 8. How many possible combinations are there to try?
Two children made up a game as they walked along the garden paths. Can you find out their scores? Can you find some paths of your own?
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
Find all the numbers that can be made by adding the dots on two dice.
Can you fill in the empty boxes in the grid with the right shape and colour?
Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture. How many different shapes can you make by fitting the four triangles back together?
What is the least number of moves you can take to rearrange the bears so that no bear is next to a bear of the same colour?
The brown frog and green frog want to swap places without getting wet. They can hop onto a lily pad next to them, or hop over each other. How could they do it?
What two-digit numbers can you make with these two dice? What can't you make?
If you put three beads onto a tens/ones abacus you could make the numbers 3, 30, 12 or 21. What numbers can be made with six beads?
This challenge is about finding the difference between numbers which have the same tens digit.
Using the cards 2, 4, 6, 8, +, - and =, what number statements can you make?
Imagine that the puzzle pieces of a jigsaw are roughly a rectangular shape and all the same size. How many different puzzle pieces could there be?
In Sam and Jill's garden there are two sorts of ladybirds with 7 spots or 4 spots. What numbers of total spots can you make?
Place the 16 different combinations of cup/saucer in this 4 by 4 arrangement so that no row or column contains more than one cup or saucer of the same colour.
These activities focus on finding all possible solutions so if you work in a systematic way, you won't leave any out.
This activity focuses on rounding to the nearest 10.
These activities lend themselves to systematic working in the sense that it helps if you have an ordered approach.
Can you see who the gold medal winner is? What about the silver medal winner and the bronze medal winner?
Take three differently coloured blocks - maybe red, yellow and blue. Make a tower using one of each colour. How many different towers can you make?
This train line has two tracks which cross at different points. Can you find all the routes that end at Cheston?
These activities focus on finding all possible solutions so working in a systematic way will ensure none are left out.
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?
In this town, houses are built with one room for each person. There are some families of seven people living in the town. In how many different ways can they build their houses?
Use the clues to find out who's who in the family, to fill in the family tree and to find out which of the family members are mathematicians and which are not.
The Vikings communicated in writing by making simple scratches on wood or stones called runes. Can you work out how their code works using the table of the alphabet?
What do the numbers shaded in blue on this hundred square have in common? What do you notice about the pink numbers? How about the shaded numbers in the other squares?
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?
Move from the START to the FINISH by moving across or down to the next square. Can you find a route to make these totals?
How many triangles can you make using sticks that are 3cm, 4cm and 5cm long?
Use these head, body and leg pieces to make Robot Monsters which are different heights.