What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?

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

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....?

How many different ways can you find to join three equilateral triangles together? Can you convince us that you have found them all?

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

Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?

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?

How many different triangles can you draw on the dotty grid which each have one dot in the middle?

Sort the houses in my street into different groups. Can you do it in any other ways?

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

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?

Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.

Terry and Ali are playing a game with three balls. Is it fair that Terry wins when the middle ball is red?

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

Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?

How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?

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

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?

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?

Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10. You could use the interactivity to help you.

Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.

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 triangles can you make using sticks that are 3cm, 4cm and 5cm long?

Use the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.

Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?

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

Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remover them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?

Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?

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

Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.

Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?

Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?

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?

Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?

Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?

Investigate the different sounds you can make by putting the owls and donkeys on the wheel.

Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture. How many different shapes can you make by fitting the four triangles back together?

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.

Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

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.

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?

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

Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?