Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.
How many right angles can you make using two sticks?
Match the halves.
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. . . .
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?
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?
A variant on the game Alquerque
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 activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
A train building game for 2 players.
Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they look!
Twenty four games for the run-up to Christmas.
Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
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?
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.
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?
What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?
Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
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 odd version of tic tac toe
A generic circular pegboard resource.
Use your mouse to move the red and green parts of this disc. Can you make images which show the turnings described?
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?
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!
Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.
Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10.
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?
Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?
Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.
Can you use the interactive to complete the tangrams in the shape of butterflies?
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?