Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
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....?
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
Use the interactivity to make this Islamic star and cross design. Can you produce a tessellation of regular octagons with two different types of triangle?
An odd version of tic tac toe
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
A generic circular pegboard resource.
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
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?
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 game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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. . . .
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.
Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?
A train building game for 2 players.
What shaped overlaps can you make with two circles which are the same size? What shapes are 'left over'? What shapes can you make when the circles are different sizes?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
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?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?
Use the clues to colour each square.
Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
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?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
A simulation of target archery practice
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
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?
Match the halves.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
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.
Start by putting one million (1 000 000) into the display of your calculator. Can you reduce this to 7 using just the 7 key and add, subtract, multiply, divide and equals as many times as you like?
How many triangles can you make using sticks that are 3cm, 4cm and 5cm long?
Can you sort these triangles into three different families and explain how you did it?
Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.
An interactive game to be played on your own or with friends. Imagine you are having a party. Each person takes it in turns to stand behind the chair where they will get the most chocolate.
Arrange any number of counters from these 18 on the grid to make a rectangle. What numbers of counters make rectangles? How many different rectangles can you make with each number of counters?