Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10. You could use the interactivity to help you.
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?
Can you make a cycle of pairs that add to make a square number using all the numbers in the box below, once and once only?
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?
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
A game for 2 people that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.
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.
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.
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. . . .
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Can you cover the camel with these pieces?
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?
An odd version of tic tac toe
Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.
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?
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?
Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.
Use the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
Use the clues to colour each square.
Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.
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?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Twenty four games for the run-up to Christmas.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
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?
Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the variations too?
Match the halves.
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?
A train building game for 2 players.
Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they look!
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?
A variant on the game Alquerque
Use the blue spot to help you move the yellow spot from one star to the other. How are the trails of the blue and yellow spots related?
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?