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Instant Insanity

Stage: 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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.

Online

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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.

Teddy Town

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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?

Shuffle Shriek

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you find all the 4-ball shuffles?

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.

Colour in the Square

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you put the 25 coloured tiles into the 5 x 5 square so that no column, no row and no diagonal line have tiles of the same colour in them?

Four Triangles Puzzle

Stage: 1 and 2 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?

Seven Flipped

Stage: 2 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.

Matching Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

Picturing Triangular Numbers

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

More Transformations on a Pegboard

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to find all the different right-angled triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting triangle.

Counters

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?

Tower Rescue

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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

Arrangements

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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....?

Fault-free Rectangles

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.

Square Tangram

Stage: 2 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?

Combining Cuisenaire

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?

Play a Merry Tune

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Explore the different tunes you can make with these five gourds. What are the similarities and differences between the two tunes you are given?

When Will You Pay Me? Say the Bells of Old Bailey

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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?

World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming?

Bow Tie

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Show how this pentagonal tile can be used to tile the plane and describe the transformations which map this pentagon to its images in the tiling.

Diamond Mine

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.

Volume of a Pyramid and a Cone

Stage: 3

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.

Cogs

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

Counter Roundup

Stage: 2 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.

Tetrafit

Stage: 2 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?

Code Breaker

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

Diagonal Dodge

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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.

Red Even

Stage: 2 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?

You Owe Me Five Farthings, Say the Bells of St Martin's

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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?

Nine-pin Triangles

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?

Sorting Symmetries

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Triangles All Around

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you find all the different triangles on these peg boards, and find their angles?

Fifteen

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

Khun Phaen Escapes to Freedom

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

Difference

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

Multiplication Tables - Matching Cards

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.

First Connect Three for Two

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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.

Winning the Lottery

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the chance of winning?

One to Fifteen

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?

Flip Flop - Matching Cards

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory

First Connect Three

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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?

Conway's Chequerboard Army

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

A Square of Numbers

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?

Multiples Grid

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

Junior Frogs

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?

Chocolate Bars

Stage: 2 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.

World of Tan 20 - Fractions

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the chairs?