Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
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?
Noah saw 12 legs walk by into the Ark. How many creatures did he see?
This challenge is about finding the difference between numbers which have the same tens digit.
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?
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
Sweets are given out to party-goers in a particular way. Investigate the total number of sweets received by people sitting in different positions.
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
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.
Find all the numbers that can be made by adding the dots on two dice.
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?
Use the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.
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?
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
Exactly 195 digits have been used to number the pages in a book. How many pages does the book have?
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?
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
This problem is based on the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. Investigate the different numbers of people and rats there could have been if you know how many legs there are altogether!
Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
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?
There are 44 people coming to a dinner party. There are 15 square tables that seat 4 people. Find a way to seat the 44 people using all 15 tables, with no empty places.
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
Arrange eight of the numbers between 1 and 9 in the Polo Square below so that each side adds to the same total.
Arrange three 1s, three 2s and three 3s in this square so that every row, column and diagonal adds to the same total.
Use these head, body and leg pieces to make Robot Monsters which are different heights.
This magic square has operations written in it, to make it into a maze. Start wherever you like, go through every cell and go out a total of 15!
This is an adding game for two players.
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?
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?
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?
Fill in the numbers to make the sum of each row, column and diagonal equal to 15.
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?
Place the digits 1 to 9 into the circles so that each side of the triangle adds to the same total.
Fill in the numbers to make the sum of each row, column and diagonal equal to 34. For an extra challenge try the huge American Flag magic square.
Fill in the missing numbers so that adding each pair of corner numbers gives you the number between them (in the box).
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?
Zumf makes spectacles for the residents of the planet Zargon, who have either 3 eyes or 4 eyes. How many lenses will Zumf need to make all the different orders for 9 families?
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
Can you each work out the number on your card? What do you notice? How could you sort the cards?
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?
Roll two red dice and a green dice. Add the two numbers on the red dice and take away the number on the green. What are all the different possibilities that could come up?
Use five steps to count forwards or backwards in 1s or 10s to get to 50. What strategies did you use?
This challenge focuses on finding the sum and difference of pairs of two-digit numbers.
Using the cards 2, 4, 6, 8, +, - and =, what number statements can you make?
Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10. You could use the interactivity to help you.