Are these statements relating to odd and even numbers always true, sometimes true or never true?

Watch this video to see how to roll the dice. Now it's your turn! What do you notice about the dice numbers you have recorded?

Find a route from the outside to the inside of this square, stepping on as many tiles as possible.

In this problem we are looking at sets of parallel sticks that cross each other. What is the least number of crossings you can make? And the greatest?

Here are two kinds of spirals for you to explore. What do you notice?

Florence, Ethan and Alma have each added together two 'next-door' numbers. What is the same about their answers?

Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?

Investigate the sum of the numbers on the top and bottom faces of a line of three dice. What do you notice?

This activity involves rounding four-digit numbers to the nearest thousand.

Frances and Rishi were given a bag of lollies. They shared them out evenly and had one left over. How many lollies could there have been in the bag?

One block is needed to make an up-and-down staircase, with one step up and one step down. How many blocks would be needed to build an up-and-down staircase with 5 steps up and 5 steps down?

In this calculation, the box represents a missing digit. What could the digit be? What would the solution be in each case?

This article for teachers describes several games, found on the site, all of which have a related structure that can be used to develop the skills of strategic planning.

This challenge asks you to imagine a snake coiling on itself.

The NRICH team are always looking for new ways to engage teachers and pupils in problem solving. Here we explain the thinking behind maths trails.

Can you dissect an equilateral triangle into 6 smaller ones? What number of smaller equilateral triangles is it NOT possible to dissect a larger equilateral triangle into?

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.

This task encourages you to investigate the number of edging pieces and panes in different sized windows.

Are these statements always true, sometimes true or never true?

An investigation that gives you the opportunity to make and justify predictions.

This problem challenges you to find out how many odd numbers there are between pairs of numbers. Can you find a pair of numbers that has four odds between them?

Only one side of a two-slice toaster is working. What is the quickest way to toast both sides of three slices of bread?

How many ways can you find to do up all four buttons on my coat? How about if I had five buttons? Six ...?

An article for teachers and pupils that encourages you to look at the mathematical properties of similar games.

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?

In this game for two players, the idea is to take it in turns to choose 1, 3, 5 or 7. The winner is the first to make the total 37.

Benâ€™s class were cutting up number tracks. First they cut them into twos and added up the numbers on each piece. What patterns could they see?

Sweets are given out to party-goers in a particular way. Investigate the total number of sweets received by people sitting in different positions.

This challenge, written for the Young Mathematicians' Award, invites you to explore 'centred squares'.

This challenge is about finding the difference between numbers which have the same tens digit.

Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?

A game for 2 players with similarities to NIM. Place one counter on each spot on the games board. Players take it is turns to remove 1 or 2 adjacent counters. The winner picks up the last counter.

In how many different ways can you break up a stick of 7 interlocking cubes? Now try with a stick of 8 cubes and a stick of 6 cubes.

This task follows on from Build it Up and takes the ideas into three dimensions!

Can you find all the ways to get 15 at the top of this triangle of numbers? Many opportunities to work in different ways.

Problem solving is at the heart of the NRICH site. All the problems give learners opportunities to learn, develop or use mathematical concepts and skills. Read here for more information.

Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.

Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?

This challenge encourages you to explore dividing a three-digit number by a single-digit number.

This challenge focuses on finding the sum and difference of pairs of two-digit numbers.

Find the sum and difference between a pair of two-digit numbers. Now find the sum and difference between the sum and difference! What happens?

Four bags contain a large number of 1s, 3s, 5s and 7s. Pick any ten numbers from the bags above so that their total is 37.

Two children made up a game as they walked along the garden paths. Can you find out their scores? Can you find some paths of your own?

Watch this animation. What do you notice? What happens when you try more or fewer cubes in a bundle?

Tom and Ben visited Numberland. Use the maps to work out the number of points each of their routes scores.

If there are 3 squares in the ring, can you place three different numbers in them so that their differences are odd? Try with different numbers of squares around the ring. What do you notice?

Are these statements always true, sometimes true or never true?

Can you make dice stairs using the rules stated? How do you know you have all the possible stairs?

It starts quite simple but great opportunities for number discoveries and patterns!