Use the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10. You could use the interactivity to help you.
If you hang two weights on one side of this balance, in how many different ways can you hang three weights on the other side for it to be balanced?
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?
Sort the houses in my street into different groups. Can you do it in any other ways?
Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.
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.
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?
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
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?
Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.
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?
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the 100 square?
Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.
An odd version of tic tac toe
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.
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?
Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.
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?
Use your mouse to move the red and green parts of this disc. Can you make images which show the turnings described?
If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?
This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Twenty four games for the run-up to Christmas.
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
The computer has made a rectangle and will tell you the number of spots it uses in total. Can you find out where the rectangle is?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they look!
How many right angles can you make using two sticks?
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?
Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears can they share so that there are none left over?
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?
Match the halves.
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
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 spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
A variant on the game Alquerque
Can you sort these triangles into three different families and explain how you did 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?