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Penta Play

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.

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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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Poly Plug Pattern

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Create a pattern on the left-hand grid. How could you extend your pattern on the right-hand grid?

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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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Sorting Symmetries

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.

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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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Posting Triangles

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?

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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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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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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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Four Triangles Puzzle

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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One Big Triangle

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10.

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Twice as Big?

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.

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Horizontal Vertical

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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?

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Tangram Paradox

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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!

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Turning

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Use your mouse to move the red and green parts of this disc. Can you make images which show the turnings described?

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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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Board Block

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?

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Change Around

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.

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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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Red Even

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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Tetrafit

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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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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Coloured Squares

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Use the clues to colour each square.

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The Path of the Dice

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.

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Fraction Card Game 1

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Match the halves.

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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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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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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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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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Counters

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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Colour Wheels

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?

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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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Turning Man

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.

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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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Sort the Street

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Sort the houses in my street into different groups. Can you do it in any other ways?

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Cuisenaire Environment

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.

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Turning Cogs

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What happens when you turn these cogs? Investigate the differences between turning two cogs of different sizes and two cogs which are the same.

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Matching Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

An activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.

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Tessellate the Triominoes

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?

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Overlaps

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

What does the overlap of these two shapes look like? Try picturing it in your head and then use the interactivity to test your prediction.

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Cover the Camel

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Can you cover the camel with these pieces?

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Seven Flipped

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.

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Seeing Squares for Two

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

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Board Block for Two

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?

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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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Square Tangram

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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Matching Triangles

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Can you sort these triangles into three different families and explain how you did it?

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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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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?