Start with any number of counters in any number of piles. 2 players take it in turns to remove any number of counters from a single pile. The winner is the player to take the last counter.

The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.

We can show that (x + 1)² = x² + 2x + 1 by considering the area of an (x + 1) by (x + 1) square. Show in a similar way that (x + 2)² = x² + 4x + 4

Euler discussed whether or not it was possible to stroll around Koenigsberg crossing each of its seven bridges exactly once. Experiment with different numbers of islands and bridges.

Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.

A tilted square is a square with no horizontal sides. Can you devise a general instruction for the construction of a square when you are given just one of its sides?

You can move the 4 pieces of the jigsaw and fit them into both outlines. Explain what has happened to the missing one unit of area.

A and B are two interlocking cogwheels having p teeth and q teeth respectively. One tooth on B is painted red. Find the values of p and q for which the red tooth on B contacts every gap on the. . . .

Given the nets of 4 cubes with the faces coloured in 4 colours, build a tower so that on each vertical wall no colour is repeated, that is all 4 colours appear.

An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons

Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.

Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.

The number of plants in Mr McGregor's magic potting shed increases overnight. He'd like to put the same number of plants in each of his gardens, planting one garden each day. How can he do it?

A simple file for the Interactive whiteboard or PC screen, demonstrating equivalent fractions.

Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting game!

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

Use the interactivity to play two of the bells in a pattern. How do you know when it is your turn to ring, and how do you know which bell to ring?

Use Excel to investigate the effect of translations around a number grid.

Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.

A game for 2 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.

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.

When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...

Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?

Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

A collection of our favourite pictorial problems, one for each day of Advent.

Triangle numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?

What are the areas of these triangles? What do you notice? Can you generalise to other "families" of triangles?

Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.

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

Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?

Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.

A circle rolls around the outside edge of a square so that its circumference always touches the edge of the square. Can you describe the locus of the centre of the circle?

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.

Do you know how to find the area of a triangle? You can count the squares. What happens if we turn the triangle on end? Press the button and see. Try counting the number of units in the triangle now. . . .

These formulae are often quoted, but rarely proved. In this article, we derive the formulae for the volumes of a square-based pyramid and a cone, using relatively simple mathematical concepts.

An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.

Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.

Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?

Use the interactivity to listen to the bells ringing a pattern. Now it's your turn! Play one of the bells yourself. How do you know when it is your turn to ring?

A red square and a blue square overlap so that the corner of the red square rests on the centre of the blue square. Show that, whatever the orientation of the red square, it covers a quarter of the. . . .

Identical discs are flipped in the air. You win if all of the faces show the same colour. Can you calculate the probability of winning with n discs?

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

Six balls of various colours are randomly shaken into a trianglular arrangement. What is the probability of having at least one red in the corner?

Imagine picking up a bow and some arrows and attempting to hit the target a few times. Can you work out the settings for the sight that give you the best chance of gaining a high score?

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 fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?