Using the cards 2, 4, 6, 8, +, - and =, what number statements can you make?
Can you see who the gold medal winner is? What about the silver medal winner and the bronze medal winner?
Find all the numbers that can be made by adding the dots on two dice.
In this challenge, buckets come in five different sizes. If you choose some buckets, can you investigate the different ways in which they can be filled?
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
Use these head, body and leg pieces to make Robot Monsters which are different heights.
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
Tim had nine cards each with a different number from 1 to 9 on it. How could he have put them into three piles so that the total in each pile was 15?
Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the chance of winning?
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 multiplication uses each of the digits 0 - 9 once and once only. Using the information given, can you replace the stars in the calculation with figures?
In your bank, you have three types of coins. The number of spots shows how much they are worth. Can you choose coins to exchange with the groups given to make the same total?
Use the clues to colour each square.
Using all ten cards from 0 to 9, rearrange them to make five prime numbers. Can you find any other ways of doing it?
Use the interactivity to find all the different right-angled triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting triangle.
Choose four different digits from 1-9 and put one in each box so that the resulting four two-digit numbers add to a total of 100.
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?
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 use the information to find out which cards I have used?
This task depends on groups working collaboratively, discussing and reasoning to agree a final product.
Ten cards are put into five envelopes so that there are two cards in each envelope. The sum of the numbers inside it is written on each envelope. What numbers could be inside the envelopes?
Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?
Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
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?
Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?
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?
What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?
When you throw two regular, six-faced dice you have more chance of getting one particular result than any other. What result would that be? Why is this?
Can you cover the camel with these pieces?
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
How many different rhythms can you make by putting two drums on the wheel?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
Is it possible to place 2 counters on the 3 by 3 grid so that there is an even number of counters in every row and every column? How about if you have 3 counters or 4 counters or....?
Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.
Can you make a train the same length as Laura's but using three differently coloured rods? Is there only one way of doing it?
In this game for two players, you throw two dice and find the product. How many shapes can you draw on the grid which have that area or perimeter?
Katie had a pack of 20 cards numbered from 1 to 20. She arranged the cards into 6 unequal piles where each pile added to the same total. What was the total and how could this be done?
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
This dice train has been made using specific rules. How many different trains can you make?
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?
Look carefully at the numbers. What do you notice? Can you make another square using the numbers 1 to 16, that displays the same properties?
Zumf makes spectacles for the residents of the planet Zargon, who have either 3 eyes or 4 eyes. How many lenses will Zumf need to make all the different orders for 9 families?
In how many ways can you fit two of these yellow triangles together? Can you predict the number of ways two blue triangles can be fitted together?
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?
This practical challenge invites you to investigate the different squares you can make on a square geoboard or pegboard.
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?
How can you put five cereal packets together to make different shapes if you must put them face-to-face?
How many triangles can you make using sticks that are 3cm, 4cm and 5cm long?