A game for 2 or more people. Starting with 100, subratct a number from 1 to 9 from the total. You score for making an odd number, a number ending in 0 or a multiple of 6.
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
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?
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
A game for 2 people using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try to make an odd number or a multiple of 3.
Suppose we allow ourselves to use three numbers less than 10 and multiply them together. How many different products can you find? How do you know you've got them all?
Can you fill in this table square? The numbers 2 -12 were used to generate it with just one number used twice.
Each light in this interactivity turns on according to a rule. What happens when you enter different numbers? Can you find the smallest number that lights up all four lights?
Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
Play this game and see if you can figure out the computer's chosen number.
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?
How many different shaped boxes can you design for 36 sweets in one layer? Can you arrange the sweets so that no sweets of the same colour are next to each other in any direction?
A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.
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?
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?
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?
An investigation that gives you the opportunity to make and justify predictions.
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.
The planet of Vuvv has seven moons. Can you work out how long it is between each super-eclipse?
Can you find the chosen number from the grid using the clues?
Can you order the digits from 1-3 to make a number which is divisible by 3 so when the last digit is removed it becomes a 2-figure number divisible by 2, and so on?
Can you work out the arrangement of the digits in the square so that the given products are correct? The numbers 1 - 9 may be used once and once only.
Have a go at balancing this equation. Can you find different ways of doing it?
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?
Can you work out some different ways to balance this equation?
Can you complete this calculation by filling in the missing numbers? In how many different ways can you do it?
Complete the magic square using the numbers 1 to 25 once each. Each row, column and diagonal adds up to 65.
Does this 'trick' for calculating multiples of 11 always work? Why or why not?
Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears can they share so that there are none left over?
Can you predict when you'll be clapping and when you'll be clicking if you start this rhythm? How about when a friend begins a new rhythm at the same time?
Ben’s class were cutting up number tracks. First they cut them into twos and added up the numbers on each piece. What patterns could they see?
If you count from 1 to 20 and clap more loudly on the numbers in the two times table, as well as saying those numbers loudly, which numbers will be loud?
Can you help the children in Mrs Trimmer's class make different shapes out of a loop of string?
Follow the clues to find the mystery number.
Help share out the biscuits the children have made.
How can you use just one weighing to find out which box contains the lighter ten coins out of the ten boxes?
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
Use this grid to shade the numbers in the way described. Which numbers do you have left? Do you know what they are called?
Can you sort numbers into sets? Can you give each set a name?
This article for teachers describes how number arrays can be a useful reprentation for many number concepts.
Pat counts her sweets in different groups and both times she has some left over. How many sweets could she have had?
On a farm there were some hens and sheep. Altogether there were 8 heads and 22 feet. How many hens were there?