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

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!

If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?

Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

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

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?

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

Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.

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 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. . . .

Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears can they share so that there are none left over?

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.

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?

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

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

Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.

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

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?

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?

Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.

Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.

Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.

How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?

Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?

Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?

This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?

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?

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?

How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?

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

Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.

Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.

Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they look!

Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?

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

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

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

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 make the green spot travel through the tube by moving the yellow spot? Could you draw a tube that both spots would follow?