Use five steps to count forwards or backwards in 1s or 10s to get to 50. What strategies did you use?
Can you arrange fifteen dominoes so that all the touching domino pieces add to 6 and the ends join up? Can you make all the joins add to 7?
Use these head, body and leg pieces to make Robot Monsters which are different heights.
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.
Max and Mandy put their number lines together to make a graph. How far had each of them moved along and up from 0 to get the counter to the place marked?
Can you work out how many flowers there will be on the Amazing Splitting Plant after it has been growing for six weeks?
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?
Sam got into an elevator. He went down five floors, up six floors, down seven floors, then got out on the second floor. On what floor did he get on?
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
There were 22 legs creeping across the web. How many flies? How many spiders?
A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
On Planet Plex, there are only 6 hours in the day. Can you answer these questions about how Arog the Alien spends his day?
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
Fill in the numbers to make the sum of each row, column and diagonal equal to 15.
Woof is a big dog. Yap is a little dog. Emma has 16 dog biscuits to give to the two dogs. She gave Woof 4 more biscuits than Yap. How many biscuits did each dog get?
Peter, Melanie, Amil and Jack received a total of 38 chocolate eggs. Use the information to work out how many eggs each person had.
There are three buckets each of which holds a maximum of 5 litres. Use the clues to work out how much liquid there is in each bucket.
Cassandra, David and Lachlan are brothers and sisters. They range in age between 1 year and 14 years. Can you figure out their exact ages from the clues?
Have a go at this game which involves throwing two dice and adding their totals. Where should you place your counters to be more likely to win?
Ben has five coins in his pocket. How much money might he have?
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
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?
Place the numbers from 1 to 9 in the squares below so that the difference between joined squares is odd. How many different ways can you do this?
Twizzle, a female giraffe, needs transporting to another zoo. Which route will give the fastest journey?
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?
Can you put the numbers 1-5 in the V shape so that both 'arms' have the same total?
There is a clock-face where the numbers have become all mixed up. Can you find out where all the numbers have got to from these ten statements?
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
How could you put eight beanbags in the hoops so that there are four in the blue hoop, five in the red and six in the yellow? Can you find all the ways of doing this?
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
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?
Three children are going to buy some plants for their birthdays. They will plant them within circular paths. How could they do this?
This is an adding game for two players.
First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.
Claire thinks she has the most sports cards in her album. "I have 12 pages with 2 cards on each page", says Claire. Ross counts his cards. "No! I have 3 cards on each of my pages and there are. . . .
There were chews for 2p, mini eggs for 3p, Chocko bars for 5p and lollypops for 7p in the sweet shop. What could each of the children buy with their money?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
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?
Investigate this balance which is marked in halves. If you had a weight on the left-hand 7, where could you hang two weights on the right to make it balance?
Are these statements relating to calculation and properties of shapes always true, sometimes true or never true?
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
What happens when you add three numbers together? Will your answer be odd or even? How do you know?
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
The idea of this game is to add or subtract the two numbers on the dice and cover the result on the grid, trying to get a line of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?
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.
What happens when you add the digits of a number then multiply the result by 2 and you keep doing this? You could try for different numbers and different rules.