Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
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 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.
Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they look!
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
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?
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?
Can you put the 25 coloured tiles into the 5 x 5 square so that no column, no row and no diagonal line have tiles of the same colour in them?
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
How many right angles can you make using two sticks?
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears can they share so that there are none left over?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
An odd version of tic tac toe
A generic circular pegboard resource.
Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.
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.
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?
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
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?
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?
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....?
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.
Use the interactivity to sort these numbers into sets. Can you give each set a name?
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
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?
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?
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the chairs?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?
Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the chance of winning?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?
Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?
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?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
There are three versions of this challenge. The idea is to change the colour of all the spots on the grid. Can you do it in fewer throws of the dice?
How good are you at estimating angles?