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 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?
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?
Use the interactivity to create some steady rhythms. How could you create a rhythm which sounds the same forwards as it does backwards?
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?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
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?
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!
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
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?
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?
Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.
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.
Use the interactivity to sort these numbers into sets. Can you give each set a name?
Can you fill in this table square? The numbers 2 -12 were used to generate it with just one number used twice.
Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears can they share so that there are none left over?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
Find the words hidden inside each of the circles by counting around a certain number of spaces to find each letter in turn.
The planet of Vuvv has seven moons. Can you work out how long it is between each super-eclipse?
Andrew decorated 20 biscuits to take to a party. He lined them up and put icing on every second biscuit and different decorations on other biscuits. How many biscuits weren't decorated?
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.
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?
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?
Can you find the chosen number from the grid using the clues?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?
This big box multiplies anything that goes inside it by the same number. If you know the numbers that come out, what multiplication might be going on in the box?
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?
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?
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
This activity focuses on doubling multiples of five.
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
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.
Can you place the numbers from 1 to 10 in the grid?
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?
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?
Help share out the biscuits the children have made.
Mr Gilderdale is playing a game with his class. What rule might he have chosen? How would you test your idea?
I am thinking of three sets of numbers less than 101. They are the red set, the green set and the blue set. Can you find all the numbers in the sets from these clues?
Which is quicker, counting up to 30 in ones or counting up to 300 in tens? Why?
These red, yellow and blue spinners were each spun 45 times in total. Can you work out which numbers are on each spinner?
Which pairs of cogs let the coloured tooth touch every tooth on the other cog? Which pairs do not let this happen? Why?
Becky created a number plumber which multiplies by 5 and subtracts 4. What do you notice about the numbers that it produces? Can you explain your findings?
How can you use just one weighing to find out which box contains the lighter ten coins out of the ten boxes?
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?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?