How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the 100 square?
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.
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
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?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
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?
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?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears can they share so that there are none left over?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
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....?
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?
Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
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!
Mr Gilderdale is playing a game with his class. What rule might he have chosen? How would you test your idea?
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
Use the interactivity to sort these numbers into sets. Can you give each set a name?
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?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
A generic circular pegboard resource.
How many different rhythms can you make by putting two drums on the wheel?
A variant on the game Alquerque
Use the interactivity to find all the different right-angled triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting triangle.
Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
How many triangles can you make using sticks that are 3cm, 4cm and 5cm long?
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?
Can you make the green spot travel through the tube by moving the yellow spot? Could you draw a tube that both spots would follow?
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. . . .
Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they look!
Can you find just the right bubbles to hold your number?
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?
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?
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
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?
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?
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?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
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?