The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.

This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.

Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.

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?

Twenty four games for the run-up to Christmas.

Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.

A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.

Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.

Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.

Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?

What do the numbers shaded in blue on this hundred square have in common? What do you notice about the pink numbers? How about the shaded numbers in the other squares?

Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.

Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears can they share so that there are none left over?

How many right angles can you make using two sticks?

Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?

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!

Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?

Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.

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.

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.

A game for 2 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.

This was a problem for our birthday website. Can you use four of these pieces to form a square? How about making a square with all five pieces?

Mr Gilderdale is playing a game with his class. What rule might he have chosen? How would you test your idea?

Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?

Is it possible to place 2 counters on the 3 by 3 grid so that there is an even number of counters in every row and every column? How about if you have 3 counters or 4 counters or....?

There are nine teddies in Teddy Town - three red, three blue and three yellow. There are also nine houses, three of each colour. Can you put them on the map of Teddy Town according to the rules?

Use the interactivity to sort these numbers into sets. Can you give each set a name?

You have 4 red and 5 blue counters. How many ways can they be placed on a 3 by 3 grid so that all the rows columns and diagonals have an even number of red counters?

Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.

Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they look!

How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?

If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?

How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?

Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.

NRICH December 2006 advent calendar - a new tangram for each day in the run-up to Christmas.

If there are 3 squares in the ring, can you place three different numbers in them so that their differences are odd? Try with different numbers of squares around the ring. What do you notice?

Ahmed has some wooden planks to use for three sides of a rabbit run against the shed. What quadrilaterals would he be able to make with the planks of different lengths?

Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.

Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?

Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

What are the coordinates of the coloured dots that mark out the tangram? Try changing the position of the origin. What happens to the coordinates now?

A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?

In your bank, you have three types of coins. The number of spots shows how much they are worth. Can you choose coins to exchange with the groups given to make the same total?

A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

How many different rhythms can you make by putting two drums on the wheel?

A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!

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?