A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
I added together some of my neighbours' house numbers. Can you explain the patterns I noticed?
Play this game and see if you can figure out the computer's chosen number.
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
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?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
A game for 2 or more people. Starting with 100, subratct a number from 1 to 9 from the total. You score for making an odd number, a number ending in 0 or a multiple of 6.
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
Each light in this interactivity turns on according to a rule. What happens when you enter different numbers? Can you find the smallest number that lights up all four lights?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?
Kimie and Sebastian were making sticks from interlocking cubes and lining them up. Can they make their lines the same length? Can they make any other lines?
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?
Can you fill in this table square? The numbers 2 -12 were used to generate it with just one number used twice.
In this maze of hexagons, you start in the centre at 0. The next hexagon must be a multiple of 2 and the next a multiple of 5. What are the possible paths you could take?
A game for 2 people using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try to make an odd number or a multiple of 3.
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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?
Arrange any number of counters from these 18 on the grid to make a rectangle. What numbers of counters make rectangles? How many different rectangles can you make with each number of counters?
Find the words hidden inside each of the circles by counting around a certain number of spaces to find each letter in turn.
In a square in which the houses are evenly spaced, numbers 3 and 10 are opposite each other. What is the smallest and what is the largest possible number of houses in the square?
Help share out the biscuits the children have made.
Investigate the sum of the numbers on the top and bottom faces of a line of three dice. What do you notice?
Are these statements always true, sometimes true or never true?
The planet of Vuvv has seven moons. Can you work out how long it is between each super-eclipse?
Which is quicker, counting up to 30 in ones or counting up to 300 in tens? Why?
Can you work out the arrangement of the digits in the square so that the given products are correct? The numbers 1 - 9 may be used once and once only.
Can you predict when you'll be clapping and when you'll be clicking if you start this rhythm? How about when a friend begins a new rhythm at the same time?
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
Katie and Will have some balloons. Will's balloon burst at exactly the same size as Katie's at the beginning of a puff. How many puffs had Will done before his balloon burst?
I am thinking of three sets of numbers less than 101. They are the red set, the green set and the blue set. Can you find all the numbers in the sets from these clues?
Can you place the numbers from 1 to 10 in the grid?
What happens if you join every second point on this circle? How about every third point? Try with different steps and see if you can predict what will happen.
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
Can you sort numbers into sets? Can you give each set a name?
These red, yellow and blue spinners were each spun 45 times in total. Can you work out which numbers are on each spinner?
An investigation that gives you the opportunity to make and justify predictions.
Can you find different ways of creating paths using these paving slabs?
Do you know a quick way to check if a number is a multiple of two? How about three, four or six?
Does a graph of the triangular numbers cross a graph of the six times table? If so, where? Will a graph of the square numbers cross the times table too?
I'm thinking of a number. My number is both a multiple of 5 and a multiple of 6. What could my number be?
Does this 'trick' for calculating multiples of 11 always work? Why or why not?
Which pairs of cogs let the coloured tooth touch every tooth on the other cog? Which pairs do not let this happen? Why?