Watch the video of Fran re-ordering these number cards. What do you notice? Try it for yourself. What happens?

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?

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

Take a look at the video of this trick. Can you perform it yourself? Why is this maths and not magic?

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

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?

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.

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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?

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

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

Here are some arrangements of circles. How many circles would I need to make the next size up for each? Can you create your own arrangement and investigate the number of circles it needs?

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

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

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

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?

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

Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

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?

Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?

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

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

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?

Does this 'trick' for calculating multiples of 11 always work? Why or why not?

Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?

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

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

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

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?

Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.

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?

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

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

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

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

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

Try out this number trick. What happens with different starting numbers? What do you notice?

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

Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?

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