In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?
Use the interactivity to create some steady rhythms. How could you create a rhythm which sounds the same forwards as it does backwards?
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?
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?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
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!
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
A generic circular pegboard resource.
A train building game for 2 players.
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?
Use the blue spot to help you move the yellow spot from one star to the other. How are the trails of the blue and yellow spots related?
Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?
Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.
Explore the different tunes you can make with these five gourds. What are the similarities and differences between the two tunes you are given?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?
Can you make the green spot travel through the tube by moving the yellow spot? Could you draw a tube that both spots would follow?
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.
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!
Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.
What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?
Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
Can you create a story that would describe the movement of the man shown on these graphs? Use the interactivity to try out our ideas.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?
A simulation of target archery practice
Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.
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.
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
How many times in twelve hours do the hands of a clock form a right angle? Use the interactivity to check your answers.
Try this interactive strategy game for 2
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. . . .
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.
A game to be played against the computer, or in groups. Pick a 7-digit number. A random digit is generated. What must you subract to remove the digit from your number? the first to zero wins.
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?
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?
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?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
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.
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?