This train line has two tracks which cross at different points. Can you find all the routes that end at Cheston?

How many different journeys could you make if you were going to visit four stations in this network? How about if there were five stations? Can you predict the number of journeys for seven stations?

Moira is late for school. What is the shortest route she can take from the school gates to the entrance?

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?

These activities lend themselves to systematic working in the sense that it helps to have an ordered approach.

This challenge is about finding the difference between numbers which have the same tens digit.

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?

My coat has three buttons. How many ways can you find to do up all the buttons?

These activities focus on finding all possible solutions so if you work in a systematic way, you won't leave any out.

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 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?

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?

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?

The Red Express Train usually has five red carriages. How many ways can you find to add two blue carriages?

How many different shapes can you make by putting four right- angled isosceles triangles together?

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?

These activities focus on finding all possible solutions so working in a systematic way will ensure none are left out.

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?

Chandra, Jane, Terry and Harry ordered their lunches from the sandwich shop. Use the information below to find out who ordered each sandwich.

Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.

These activities lend themselves to systematic working in the sense that it helps if you have an ordered approach.

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?

Use the information to describe these marbles. What colours must be on marbles that sparkle when rolling but are dark inside?

There are to be 6 homes built on a new development site. They could be semi-detached, detached or terraced houses. How many different combinations of these can you find?

Can you find out in which order the children are standing in this line?

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?

My cube has inky marks on each face. Can you find the route it has taken? What does each face look like?

What can you say about these shapes? This problem challenges you to create shapes with different areas and perimeters.

Your challenge is to find the longest way through the network following this rule. You can start and finish anywhere, and with any shape, as long as you follow the correct order.

Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.

What is the smallest number of jumps needed before the white rabbits and the grey rabbits can continue along their path?

These activities lend themselves to systematic working in the sense that it helps if you have an ordered approach.

How could you put these three beads into bags? How many different ways can you do it? How could you record what you've done?

When newspaper pages get separated at home we have to try to sort them out and get things in the correct order. How many ways can we arrange these pages so that the numbering may be different?

How many ways can you find to do up all four buttons on my coat? How about if I had five buttons? Six ...?

Only one side of a two-slice toaster is working. What is the quickest way to toast both sides of three slices of bread?

Seven friends went to a fun fair with lots of scary rides. They decided to pair up for rides until each friend had ridden once with each of the others. What was the total number rides?

The Zargoes use almost the same alphabet as English. What does this birthday message say?

In the planet system of Octa the planets are arranged in the shape of an octahedron. How many different routes could be taken to get from Planet A to Planet Zargon?

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?

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?

In how many ways could Mrs Beeswax put ten coins into her three puddings so that each pudding ended up with at least two coins?

A merchant brings four bars of gold to a jeweller. How can the jeweller use the scales just twice to identify the lighter, fake bar?

If we had 16 light bars which digital numbers could we make? How will you know you've found them all?

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?

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?

Alice and Brian are snails who live on a wall and can only travel along the cracks. Alice wants to go to see Brian. How far is the shortest route along the cracks? Is there more than one way to go?