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Poly Plug Rectangles

Age 5 to 14 Challenge Level:

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?

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Overlapping Again

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

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Overlapping Circles

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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Shapely Tiling

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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Board Block Challenge

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?

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Making Shapes

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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?

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Spot Thirteen

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?

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Fault-free Rectangles

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Rabbit Run

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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Sorting Shapes

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

This activity challenges you to make collections of shapes. Can you give your collection a name?

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Chocolate Bars

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

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Arrangements

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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....?

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Triangle Edges

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

How many triangles can you make using sticks that are 3cm, 4cm and 5cm long?

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Part the Piles

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?

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Beads

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?

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Counter Roundup

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

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Fifteen

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

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Online

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

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Got It

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

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.

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Coordinate Cunning

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.

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Sizing Them Up

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Can you put these shapes in order of size? Start with the smallest.

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100 Percent

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

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Building Stars

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

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Noughts and Crosses

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!

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Coordinate Tan

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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Teddy Town

Age 5 to 14 Challenge Level:

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?

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Fractions and Coins Game

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.

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Getting the Balance

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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?

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Cuisenaire Counting

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?

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Three Squares

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?

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Stop the Clock for Two

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?

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Train for Two

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?

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Seeing Squares

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

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White Box

Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.

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Light the Lights Again

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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Light the Lights

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?

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Countdown

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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Coloured Squares

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Use the clues to colour each square.

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Dominoes Environment

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.

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Find the Difference

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

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Domino Numbers

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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How Random!

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Explore this interactivity and see if you can work out what it does. Could you use it to estimate the area of a shape?

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Train

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A train building game for 2 players.

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Drips

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.

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Combining Cuisenaire

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Same Length Trains

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?

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Coin Cogs

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?

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Odds or Sixes?

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?

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Rod Ratios

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?

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Are You Well Balanced?

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.