Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
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?
This is an adding game for two players.
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?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
Find the sum and difference between a pair of two-digit numbers. Now find the sum and difference between the sum and difference! What happens?
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
Find the sum of all three-digit numbers each of whose digits is odd.
This challenge focuses on finding the sum and difference of pairs of two-digit numbers.
There were 22 legs creeping across the web. How many flies? How many spiders?
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
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?
A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
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?
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?
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
Tom and Ben visited Numberland. Use the maps to work out the number of points each of their routes scores.
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?
Fill in the numbers to make the sum of each row, column and diagonal equal to 15.
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
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!
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?
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 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?
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?
This task follows on from Build it Up and takes the ideas into three dimensions!
Use these head, body and leg pieces to make Robot Monsters which are different heights.
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.
Using the statements, can you work out how many of each type of rabbit there are in these pens?
Can you substitute numbers for the letters in these sums?
What do you notice about the date 03.06.09? Or 08.01.09? This challenge invites you to investigate some interesting dates yourself.
Can you work out how many flowers there will be on the Amazing Splitting Plant after it has been growing for six weeks?
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?
This task, written for the National Young Mathematicians' Award 2016, invites you to explore the different combinations of scores that you might get on these dart boards.
Tell your friends that you have a strange calculator that turns numbers backwards. What secret number do you have to enter to make 141 414 turn around?
There are 4 jugs which hold 9 litres, 7 litres, 4 litres and 2 litres. Find a way to pour 9 litres of drink from one jug to another until you are left with exactly 3 litres in three of the jugs.
A game for 2 or more players with a pack of cards. Practise your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to hit the target score.