Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Use the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
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?
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?
This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the 100 square?
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?
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?
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10. You could use the interactivity to help you.
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.
Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
Twenty four games for the run-up to Christmas.
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
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.
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?
A variant on the game Alquerque
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?
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.
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?
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?
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!
How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?
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?
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?
Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.
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?
Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they look!
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?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
A generic circular pegboard resource.
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?
How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?
Can you find all the different triangles on these peg boards, and find their angles?
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
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 find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
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?