Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
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?
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.
Twenty four games for the run-up to Christmas.
Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they look!
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
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?
How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
An odd version of tic tac toe
Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.
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?
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?
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.
How many right angles can you make using two sticks?
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....?
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
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?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Match the halves.
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
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?
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
An activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
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?
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?
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!
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?
A variant on the game Alquerque
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?
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.
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
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 sort these numbers into sets. Can you give each set a name?
Mr Gilderdale is playing a game with his class. What rule might he have chosen? How would you test your idea?
Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?
Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.
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?
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?
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?