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?
First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
The idea of this game is to add or subtract the two numbers on the dice and cover the result on the grid, trying to get a line of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.
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?
Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture. How many different shapes can you make by fitting the four triangles back together?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
Terry and Ali are playing a game with three balls. Is it fair that Terry wins when the middle ball is red?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the 100 square?
This problem is based on a code using two different prime numbers less than 10. You'll need to multiply them together and shift the alphabet forwards by the result. Can you decipher the code?
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 spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
Can you cover the camel with these pieces?
Can you make a train the same length as Laura's but using three differently coloured rods? Is there only one way of doing it?
Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.
What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
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 find all the different triangles on these peg boards, and find their angles?
How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?
Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.
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?
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?
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....?
In your bank, you have three types of coins. The number of spots shows how much they are worth. Can you choose coins to exchange with the groups given to make the same total?
Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.
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?
Use the information about Sally and her brother to find out how many children there are in the Brown family.
Use the interactivity to find all the different right-angled triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting triangle.
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!
How many triangles can you make using sticks that are 3cm, 4cm and 5cm long?
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
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?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?
Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the chance of winning?
How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.