Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10.
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?
This problem is based on a code using two different prime numbers less than 10. You'll need to multiply them together and shift the alphabet forwards by the result. Can you decipher the code?
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
Add or subtract the two numbers on the spinners and try to complete a row of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?
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 put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
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 six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.
Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remove them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?
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?
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
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?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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.
A generic circular pegboard resource.
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. . . .
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
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?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
How many right angles can you make using two sticks?
Match the halves.
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?
Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?
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?
A train building game for 2 players.
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
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?
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.
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
A simulation of target archery practice
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
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 card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.