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?
In this calculation, the box represents a missing digit. What could the digit be? What would the solution be in each case?
As you come down the ladders of the Tall Tower you collect useful spells. Which way should you go to collect the most spells?
In Sam and Jill's garden there are two sorts of ladybirds with 7 spots or 4 spots. What numbers of total spots can you make?
Can you work out how many flowers there will be on the Amazing Splitting Plant after it has been growing for six weeks?
On Planet Plex, there are only 6 hours in the day. Can you answer these questions about how Arog the Alien spends his day?
On a farm there were some hens and sheep. Altogether there were 8 heads and 22 feet. How many hens were there?
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. . . .
Can you each work out the number on your card? What do you notice? How could you sort the cards?
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?
Annie and Ben are playing a game with a calculator. What was Annie's secret number?
There were 22 legs creeping across the web. How many flies? How many spiders?
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
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?
Using the cards 2, 4, 6, 8, +, - and =, what number statements can you make?
Arrange the numbers 1 to 6 in each set of circles below. The sum of each side of the triangle should equal the number in its centre.
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Twizzle, a female giraffe, needs transporting to another zoo. Which route will give the fastest journey?
Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10. You could use the interactivity to help you.
Noah saw 12 legs walk by into the Ark. How many creatures did he see?
If you hang two weights on one side of this balance, in how many different ways can you hang three weights on the other side for it to be balanced?
This challenge is about finding the difference between numbers which have the same tens digit.
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 all the numbers that can be made by adding the dots on two dice.
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?
These caterpillars have 16 parts. What different shapes do they make if each part lies in the small squares of a 4 by 4 square?
How could you arrange at least two dice in a stack so that the total of the visible spots is 18?
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?
Two children made up a game as they walked along the garden paths. Can you find out their scores? Can you find some paths of your own?
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 big box adds something to any number that goes into it. If you know the numbers that come out, what addition might be going on in the box?
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?
What is happening at each box in these machines?
The Scot, John Napier, invented these strips about 400 years ago to help calculate multiplication and division. Can you work out how to use Napier's bones to find the answer to these multiplications?
Mrs Morgan, the class's teacher, pinned numbers onto the backs of three children. Use the information to find out what the three numbers were.
Where can you draw a line on a clock face so that the numbers on both sides have the same total?
A lady has a steel rod and a wooden pole and she knows the length of each. How can she measure out an 8 unit piece of pole?
Here you see the front and back views of a dodecahedron. Each vertex has been numbered so that the numbers around each pentagonal face add up to 65. Can you find all the missing numbers?
Can you substitute numbers for the letters in these sums?
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?
Place the digits 1 to 9 into the circles so that each side of the triangle adds to the same total.
Well now, what would happen if we lost all the nines in our number system? Have a go at writing the numbers out in this way and have a look at the multiplications table.
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
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?
On the planet Vuv there are two sorts of creatures. The Zios have 3 legs and the Zepts have 7 legs. The great planetary explorer Nico counted 52 legs. How many Zios and how many Zepts were there?
Here are the prices for 1st and 2nd class mail within the UK. You have an unlimited number of each of these stamps. Which stamps would you need to post a parcel weighing 825g?
Vera is shopping at a market with these coins in her purse. Which things could she give exactly the right amount for?
Can you score 100 by throwing rings on this board? Is there more than way to do it?