Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.
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!
Use the interactivity to sort these numbers into sets. Can you give
each set a name?
Mr Gilderdale is playing a game with his class. What rule might he have chosen? How would you test your idea?
Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?
Use the interactivity to create some steady rhythms. How could you
create a rhythm which sounds the same forwards as it does
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
An odd version of tic tac toe
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular
intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser
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?
What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these
Can you cover the camel with these pieces?
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?
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?
Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more
than one weight on a hook.
Can you find just the right bubbles to hold your number?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10
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?
How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which
labels would you put on each row and column?
Match the halves.
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?
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.
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....?
Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man
must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.
You have 4 red and 5 blue counters. How many ways can they be
placed on a 3 by 3 grid so that all the rows columns and diagonals
have an even number of red counters?
Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no
consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the 100 square?
Yasmin and Zach have some bears to share. Which numbers of bears
can they share so that there are none left over?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
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?
Each light in this interactivity turns on according to a rule. What happens when you enter different numbers? Can you find the smallest number that lights up all four lights?
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is
equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these
mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
Use the clues to colour each square.
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
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?
Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?
Use the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?
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 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.