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!
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?
Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?
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?
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
Can you find just the right bubbles to hold your number?
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
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?
Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears can they share so that there are none left over?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
Use the interactivity to sort these numbers into sets. Can you give each set a name?
Use the interactivity to create some steady rhythms. How could you create a rhythm which sounds the same forwards as it does backwards?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
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?
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?
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.
In a square in which the houses are evenly spaced, numbers 3 and 10 are opposite each other. What is the smallest and what is the largest possible number of houses in the square?
The planet of Vuvv has seven moons. Can you work out how long it is between each super-eclipse?
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?
Can you fill in this table square? The numbers 2 -12 were used to generate it with just one number used twice.
Kimie and Sebastian were making sticks from interlocking cubes and lining them up. Can they make their lines the same length? Can they make any other lines?
Help share out the biscuits the children have made.
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?
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?
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
Mr Gilderdale is playing a game with his class. What rule might he have chosen? How would you test your idea?
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
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.
Can you complete this calculation by filling in the missing numbers? In how many different ways can you do it?
Use cubes to continue making the numbers from 7 to 20. Are they sticks, rectangles or squares?
On a farm there were some hens and sheep. Altogether there were 8 heads and 22 feet. How many hens were there?
Can you work out some different ways to balance this equation?
Can you help the children in Mrs Trimmer's class make different shapes out of a loop of string?
If there is a ring of six chairs and thirty children must either sit on a chair or stand behind one, how many children will be behind each chair?
Look at the squares in this problem. What does the next square look like? I draw a square with 81 little squares inside it. How long and how wide is my square?
This activity focuses on doubling multiples of five.
Have a go at balancing this equation. Can you find different ways of doing it?
Can you find the chosen number from the grid using the clues?
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?
Pat counts her sweets in different groups and both times she has some left over. How many sweets could she have had?
Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?
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?
In this problem we are looking at sets of parallel sticks that cross each other. What is the least number of crossings you can make? And the greatest?
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.
Use this grid to shade the numbers in the way described. Which numbers do you have left? Do you know what they are called?