Use the interactivity to investigate what kinds of triangles can be drawn on peg boards with different numbers of pegs.
How many triangles can you make using sticks that are 3cm, 4cm and 5cm long?
How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?
How many different triangles can you draw on the dotty grid which each have one dot in the middle?
Can you find all the different triangles on these peg boards, and find their angles?
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
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?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this junk?
What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?
Can you cover the camel with these pieces?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Wai Ping, Wah Ming and Chi Wing?
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?
Use the clues to colour each square.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Mai Ling?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the candle and sundial?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.
Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
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?
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?
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....?
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?
How can the same pieces of the tangram make this bowl before and after it was chipped? Use the interactivity to try and work out what is going on!
This was a problem for our birthday website. Can you use four of these pieces to form a square? How about making a square with all five pieces?
Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?
Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?
Use your mouse to move the red and green parts of this disc. Can you make images which show the turnings described?
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?
How many different ways can you find to join three equilateral triangles together? Can you convince us that you have found them all?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?
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 fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?
How many different rhythms can you make by putting two drums on the wheel?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the rocket?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming playing the board game?
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?