The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
How good are you at estimating angles?
An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons
A tool for generating random integers.
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.
A simple spinner that is equally likely to land on Red or Black. Useful if tossing a coin, dropping it, and rummaging about on the floor have lost their appeal. Needs a modern browser; if IE then at. . . .
Can you put the 25 coloured tiles into the 5 x 5 square so that no column, no row and no diagonal line have tiles of the same colour in them?
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.
A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the robber in the minimum number of guesses?
A game for 2 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.
Use this animation to experiment with lotteries. Choose how many balls to match, how many are in the carousel, and how many draws to make at once.
Cellular is an animation that helps you make geometric sequences composed of square cells.
An activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this junk?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Mai Ling?
What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Wai Ping, Wah Ming and Chi Wing?
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
How can the same pieces of the tangram make this bowl before and after it was chipped? Use the interactivity to try and work out what is going on!
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
Use the interactivity to investigate what kinds of triangles can be drawn on peg boards with different numbers of pegs.
Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
If there are 3 squares in the ring, can you place three different numbers in them so that their differences are odd? Try with different numbers of squares around the ring. What do you notice?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
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 game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
What happens when you turn these cogs? Investigate the differences between turning two cogs of different sizes and two cogs which are the same.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?
Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
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?
Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the candle and sundial?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this shape. How would you describe it?
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of Mai Ling and Chi Wing?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the workmen?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?