Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they look!
Can you sort these triangles into three different families and explain how you did it?
How many different ways can you find to join three equilateral triangles together? Can you convince us that you have found them all?
Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.
Can you cover the camel with these pieces?
An odd version of tic tac toe
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
What does the overlap of these two shapes look like? Try picturing it in your head and then use the interactivity to test your prediction.
Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the variations too?
Take it in turns to place a domino on the grid. One to be placed horizontally and the other vertically. Can you make it impossible for your opponent to play?
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.
The computer has made a rectangle and will tell you the number of spots it uses in total. Can you find out where the rectangle is?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
Twenty four games for the run-up to Christmas.
Match the halves.
How many different triangles can you draw on the dotty grid which each have one dot in the middle?
If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?
How many right angles can you make using two sticks?
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
A variant on the game Alquerque
A game for 2 people that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
A game to be played against the computer, or in groups. Pick a 7-digit number. A random digit is generated. What must you subract to remove the digit from your number? the first to zero wins.
An interactive game for 1 person. You are given a rectangle with 50 squares on it. Roll the dice to get a percentage between 2 and 100. How many squares is this? Keep going until you get 100. . . .
Try this interactive strategy game for 2
Play a dice game of chance
A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the chairs?
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of Mai Ling and Chi Wing?
Use the clues to colour each square.
A game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.
A generic circular pegboard resource.
Create a pattern on the left-hand grid. How could you extend your pattern on the right-hand grid?
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
How many times in twelve hours do the hands of a clock form a right angle? Use the interactivity to check your answers.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
A simulation of target archery practice
Can you make the green spot travel through the tube by moving the yellow spot? Could you draw a tube that both spots would follow?
Use the blue spot to help you move the yellow spot from one star to the other. How are the trails of the blue and yellow spots related?