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?
What shape is the overlap when you slide one of these shapes half way across another? Can you picture it in your head? Use the interactivity to check your visualisation.
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?
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?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
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?
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.
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?
This activity challenges you to make collections of shapes. Can you give your collection a name?
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.
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....?
How many triangles can you make using sticks that are 3cm, 4cm and 5cm long?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
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.
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.
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
Can you put these shapes in order of size? Start with the smallest.
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. . . .
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
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?
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?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
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?
What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
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?
Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Use the clues to colour each square.
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
Explore this interactivity and see if you can work out what it does. Could you use it to estimate the area of a shape?
A train building game for 2 players.
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.