Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
A generic circular pegboard resource.
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.
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?
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.
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.
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?
What does the overlap of these two shapes look like? Try picturing it in your head and then use the interactivity to test your prediction.
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?
An odd version of tic tac toe
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?
If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
Twenty four games for the run-up to Christmas.
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
Arrange any number of counters from these 18 on the grid to make a rectangle. What numbers of counters make rectangles? How many different rectangles can you make with each number of counters?
How many right angles can you make using two sticks?
Match the halves.
Can you find just the right bubbles to hold your number?
Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they look!
Can you sort these triangles into three different families and explain how you did it?
A variant on the game Alquerque
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?
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.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?
Use the interactivity to make this Islamic star and cross design. Can you produce a tessellation of regular octagons with two different types of triangle?
Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears can they share so that there are none left over?
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?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming playing the board game?
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
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?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?
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.
Try this interactive strategy game for 2
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation