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?
Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10.
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?
Use the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
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?
Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?
Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they look!
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?
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.
Can you cover the camel with these pieces?
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?
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 100 square?
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
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?
How many right angles can you make using two sticks?
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?
Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?
Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.
Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.
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?
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.
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?
A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?
Use the clues to colour each square.
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?
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 put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
Sort the houses in my street into different groups. Can you do it in any other ways?
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
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?
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.
Can you logically construct these silhouettes using the tangram pieces?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?
This activity challenges you to make collections of shapes. Can you give your collection a name?