A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
Can you arrange the digits 1, 1, 2, 2, 3 and 3 to make a Number Sandwich?
Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
We can show that (x + 1)² = x² + 2x + 1 by considering the area of an (x + 1) by (x + 1) square. Show in a similar way that (x + 2)² = x² + 4x + 4
This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?
It would be nice to have a strategy for disentangling any tangled ropes...
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?
A generic circular pegboard resource.
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?
A tilted square is a square with no horizontal sides. Can you devise a general instruction for the construction of a square when you are given just one of its sides?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
Triangular numbers can be represented by a triangular array of squares. What do you notice about the sum of identical triangle numbers?
You have two sets of the digits 0 â€“ 9. Can you arrange these in the five boxes to make four-digit numbers as close to the target numbers as possible?
Draw some isosceles triangles with an area of $9$cm$^2$ and a vertex at (20,20). If all the vertices must have whole number coordinates, how many is it possible to draw?
How good are you at estimating angles?
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?
Use these four dominoes to make a square that has the same number of dots on each side.
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
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?
How did the the rotation robot make these patterns?
There are lots of ideas to explore in these sequences of ordered fractions.
What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?
Explore the area of families of parallelograms and triangles. Can you find rules to work out the areas?
Arrange three 1s, three 2s and three 3s in this square so that every row, column and diagonal adds to the same total.
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....?
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Draw a square. A second square of the same size slides around the first always maintaining contact and keeping the same orientation. How far does the dot travel?
Jack has nine tiles. He put them together to make a square so that two tiles of the same colour were not beside each other. Can you find another way to do it?
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?
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.
What can you say about the values of n that make $7^n + 3^n$ a multiple of 10? Are there other pairs of integers between 1 and 10 which have similar properties?
In how many ways can you fit all three pieces together to make shapes with line symmetry?
Move the corner of the rectangle. Can you work out what the purple number represents?
Use the interactivity to investigate what kinds of triangles can be drawn on peg boards with different numbers of pegs.
How well can you estimate angles? Playing this game could improve your skills.
Use the applet to make some squares. What patterns do you notice in the coordinates?
Use the applet to explore the area of a parallelogram and how it relates to vectors.
How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?
Experiment with the interactivity of "rolling" regular polygons, and explore how the different positions of the red dot affects its speed at each stage.
Two circles of equal radius touch at P. One circle is fixed whilst the other moves, rolling without slipping, all the way round. How many times does the moving coin revolve before returning to P?
Draw some quadrilaterals on a 9-point circle and work out the angles. Is there a theorem?
How much of the square is coloured blue? How will the pattern continue?
A tool for generating random integers.
A red square and a blue square overlap so that the corner of the red square rests on the centre of the blue square. Show that, whatever the orientation of the red square, it covers a quarter of the. . . .
Can you picture where this letter "F" will be on the grid if you flip it in these different ways?
Use the lines on this figure to show how the square can be divided into 2 halves, 3 thirds, 6 sixths and 9 ninths.