Use five steps to count forwards or backwards in 1s or 10s to get to 50. What strategies did you use?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
What is the sum of all the three digit whole numbers?
Tell your friends that you have a strange calculator that turns numbers backwards. What secret number do you have to enter to make 141 414 turn around?
Twizzle, a female giraffe, needs transporting to another zoo. Which route will give the fastest journey?
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
Can you design a new shape for the twenty-eight squares and arrange the numbers in a logical way? What patterns do you notice?
What do you notice about these squares of numbers? What is the same? What is different?
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
There are over sixty different ways of making 24 by adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing all four numbers 4, 6, 6 and 8 (using each number only once). How many can you find?
Exactly 195 digits have been used to number the pages in a book. How many pages does the book have?
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Have a go at this game which involves throwing two dice and adding their totals. Where should you place your counters to be more likely to win?
This problem is based on a code using two different prime numbers less than 10. You'll need to multiply them together and shift the alphabet forwards by the result. Can you decipher the code?
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.
In this game, you can add, subtract, multiply or divide the numbers on the dice. Which will you do so that you get to the end of the number line first?
How would you count the number of fingers in these pictures?
On Planet Plex, there are only 6 hours in the day. Can you answer these questions about how Arog the Alien spends his day?
Find out what a Deca Tree is and then work out how many leaves there will be after the woodcutter has cut off a trunk, a branch, a twig and a leaf.
In how many ways could Mrs Beeswax put ten coins into her three puddings so that each pudding ended up with at least two coins?
How many starfish could there be on the beach, and how many children, if I can see 28 arms?
Woof is a big dog. Yap is a little dog. Emma has 16 dog biscuits to give to the two dogs. She gave Woof 4 more biscuits than Yap. How many biscuits did each dog get?
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
If you had any number of ordinary dice, what are the possible ways of making their totals 6? What would the product of the dice be each time?
Sam got into an elevator. He went down five floors, up six floors, down seven floors, then got out on the second floor. On what floor did he get on?
Can you work out how many flowers there will be on the Amazing Splitting Plant after it has been growing for six weeks?
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
This dice train has been made using specific rules. How many different trains can you make?
The picture shows a lighthouse and many underwater creatures. If you know the markings on the lighthouse are 1m apart, can you work out the distances between some of the different creatures?
Can you follow the rule to decode the messages?
Can you arrange fifteen dominoes so that all the touching domino pieces add to 6 and the ends join up? Can you make all the joins add to 7?
Winifred Wytsh bought a box each of jelly babies, milk jelly bears, yellow jelly bees and jelly belly beans. In how many different ways could she make a jolly jelly feast with 32 legs?
Use these head, body and leg pieces to make Robot Monsters which are different heights.
Arrange eight of the numbers between 1 and 9 in the Polo Square below so that each side adds to the same total.
Zumf makes spectacles for the residents of the planet Zargon, who have either 3 eyes or 4 eyes. How many lenses will Zumf need to make all the different orders for 9 families?
Here are the prices for 1st and 2nd class mail within the UK. You have an unlimited number of each of these stamps. Which stamps would you need to post a parcel weighing 825g?
Move from the START to the FINISH by moving across or down to the next square. Can you find a route to make these totals?
This problem is based on the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. Investigate the different numbers of people and rats there could have been if you know how many legs there are altogether!
Where can you draw a line on a clock face so that the numbers on both sides have the same total?
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.
Can you draw a continuous line through 16 numbers on this grid so that the total of the numbers you pass through is as high as possible?
I throw three dice and get 5, 3 and 2. Add the scores on the three dice. What do you get? Now multiply the scores. What do you notice?
Look carefully at the numbers. What do you notice? Can you make another square using the numbers 1 to 16, that displays the same properties?
Investigate what happens when you add house numbers along a street in different ways.
This is an adding game for two players.
I was looking at the number plate of a car parked outside. Using my special code S208VBJ adds to 65. Can you crack my code and use it to find out what both of these number plates add up to?