Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Mr McGregor has a magic potting shed. Overnight, the number of plants in it doubles. He'd like to put the same number of plants in each of three gardens, planting one garden each day. Can he do it?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
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?
Starting with the number 180, take away 9 again and again, joining up the dots as you go. Watch out - don't join all the dots!
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?
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?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
What do the numbers shaded in blue on this hundred square have in common? What do you notice about the pink numbers? How about the shaded numbers in the other squares?
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
Meg and Mo need to hang their marbles so that they balance. Use the interactivity to experiment and find out what they need to do.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
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.
A game for 2 people that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Meg and Mo still need to hang their marbles so that they balance, but this time the constraints are different. Use the interactivity to experiment and find out what they need to do.
An interactive game for 1 person. You are given a rectangle with 50 squares on it. Roll the dice to get a percentage between 2 and 100. How many squares is this? Keep going until you get 100. . . .
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?
Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.
A generic circular pegboard resource.
Can you locate the lost giraffe? Input coordinates to help you search and find the giraffe in the fewest guesses.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
This interactivity invites you to make conjectures and explore probabilities of outcomes related to two independent events.
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?
Learn how to use the Shuffles interactivity by running through these tutorial demonstrations.
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?
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
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?
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.
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?
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
Mo has left, but Meg is still experimenting. Use the interactivity to help you find out how she can alter her pouch of marbles and still keep the two pouches balanced.
This rectangle is cut into five pieces which fit exactly into a triangular outline and also into a square outline where the triangle, the rectangle and the square have equal areas.
What are the coordinates of the coloured dots that mark out the tangram? Try changing the position of the origin. What happens to the coordinates now?
Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the chance of winning?
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
A train building game for 2 players.
Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.