Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.

This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.

Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?

Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.

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.

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?

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?

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?

Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

In your bank, you have three types of coins. The number of spots shows how much they are worth. Can you choose coins to exchange with the groups given to make the same total?

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!

Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.

If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?

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!

Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?

Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

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....?

Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?

Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?

What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?

Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.

Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?

How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?

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?

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?

Can you make a train the same length as Laura's but using three differently coloured rods? Is there only one way of doing it?

Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.

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 hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?

A game to be played against the computer, or in groups. Pick a 7-digit number. A random digit is generated. What must you subract to remove the digit from your number? the first to zero wins.

Use the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.

Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.

Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?

Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?

How many different rhythms can you make by putting two drums on the wheel?

Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.

Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?

How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?

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?

Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves

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 all the different right-angled triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting triangle.

Can you make a cycle of pairs that add to make a square number using all the numbers in the box below, once and once only?

Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.

Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?

Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the chance of winning?