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?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
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.
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?
Can you find 2 butterflies to go on each flower so that the numbers on each pair of butterflies adds to the same number as the one on the flower?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
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.
Sweets are given out to party-goers in a particular way. Investigate the total number of sweets received by people sitting in different positions.
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
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?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
Noah saw 12 legs walk by into the Ark. How many creatures did he see?
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?
During the third hour after midnight the hands on a clock point in the same direction (so one hand is over the top of the other). At what time, to the nearest second, does this happen?
Use the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.
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.
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?
Make your own double-sided magic square. But can you complete both sides once you've made the pieces?
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
On Planet Plex, there are only 6 hours in the day. Can you answer these questions about how Arog the Alien spends his day?
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
Exactly 195 digits have been used to number the pages in a book. How many pages does the book have?
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?
Find all the numbers that can be made by adding the dots on two dice.
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
This is an adding game for two players.
Place the digits 1 to 9 into the circles so that each side of the triangle adds to the same total.
How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?
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.
Investigate the different distances of these car journeys and find out how long they take.
Use these head, body and leg pieces to make Robot Monsters which are different heights.
Twizzle, a female giraffe, needs transporting to another zoo. Which route will give the fastest journey?
Start by putting one million (1 000 000) into the display of your calculator. Can you reduce this to 7 using just the 7 key and add, subtract, multiply, divide and equals as many times as you like?
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Can you make a cycle of pairs that add to make a square number using all the numbers in the box below, once and once only?
Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Fill in the numbers to make the sum of each row, column and diagonal equal to 15.
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
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, you can add, subtract, multiply or divide the numbers on the dice. Which will you do so that you get to the end of the number line first?
We start with one yellow cube and build around it to make a 3x3x3 cube with red cubes. Then we build around that red cube with blue cubes and so on. How many cubes of each colour have we used?
There are three baskets, a brown one, a red one and a pink one, holding a total of 10 eggs. Can you use the information given to find out how many eggs are in each basket?
Find the sum of all three-digit numbers each of whose digits is odd.
Use the 'double-3 down' dominoes to make a square so that each side has eight dots.
This challenge is about finding the difference between numbers which have the same tens digit.
This challenge focuses on finding the sum and difference of pairs of two-digit numbers.