An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
How many different rectangles can you make using this set of rods?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's and Katie's, using rods that are identical?
I added together some of my neighbours' house numbers. Can you explain the patterns I noticed?
Can you find the chosen number from the grid using the clues?
How many different sets of numbers with at least four members can you find in the numbers in this box?
48 is called an abundant number because it is less than the sum of its factors (without itself). Can you find some more abundant numbers?
The planet of Vuvv has seven moons. Can you work out how long it is between each super-eclipse?
Can you fill in this table square? The numbers 2 -12 were used to generate it with just one number used twice.
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
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?
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
On the planet Vuv there are two sorts of creatures. The Zios have 3 legs and the Zepts have 7 legs. The great planetary explorer Nico counted 52 legs. How many Zios and how many Zepts were there?
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 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?
Ben’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?
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?
Can you find any perfect numbers? Read this article to find out more...
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.
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.
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
Do you know a quick way to check if a number is a multiple of two? How about three, four or six?
Can you work out some different ways to balance this equation?
Place four pebbles on the sand in the form of a square. Keep adding as few pebbles as necessary to double the area. How many extra pebbles are added each time?
I'm thinking of a number. My number is both a multiple of 5 and a multiple of 6. What could my number be?
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
There are ten children in Becky's group. Can you find a set of numbers for each of them? Are there any other sets?
Pat counts her sweets in different groups and both times she has some left over. How many sweets could she have had?
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?
Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?
Can you place the numbers from 1 to 10 in the grid?
Can you find different ways of creating paths using these paving slabs?
Are these domino games fair? Can you explain why or why not?
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
This article for teachers describes how number arrays can be a useful representation for many number concepts.
Four of these clues are needed to find the chosen number on this grid and four are true but do nothing to help in finding the number. Can you sort out the clues and find the number?
This activity focuses on doubling multiples of five.
Can you sort numbers into sets? Can you give each set a name?
Are these statements always true, sometimes true or never true?
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.
Factor track is not a race but a game of skill. The idea is to go round the track in as few moves as possible, keeping to the rules.
Have a go at balancing this equation. Can you find different ways of doing it?
Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.
Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?
Can you order the digits from 1-3 to make a number which is divisible by 3 so when the last digit is removed it becomes a 2-figure number divisible by 2, and so on?
Look at three 'next door neighbours' amongst the counting numbers. Add them together. What do you notice?
"Ip dip sky blue! Who's 'it'? It's you!" Where would you position yourself so that you are 'it' if there are two players? Three players ...?
Investigate the sum of the numbers on the top and bottom faces of a line of three dice. What do you notice?