Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.
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?
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.
What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?
Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.
The 2012 primary advent calendar features twenty-four of our posters, one for each day in the run-up to Christmas.
A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
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?
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?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?
How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?
Can you match the halves in this interactive game?
Calculate the fractional amounts of money to match pairs of cards with the same value.
Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory in this matching pairs game.
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the variations too?
In this game you are challenged to gain more columns of lily pads than your opponent.
Practise your tables skills and try to beat your previous best score in this interactive game.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Can you work out how to make each side of this balance equally balanced? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's and Katie's, using rods that are identical?
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a yellow rod using white and red rods?
Ahmed has some wooden planks to use for three sides of a rabbit run against the shed. What quadrilaterals would he be able to make with the planks of different lengths?
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
Use the clues to colour each square.
This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?
How good are you at estimating angles?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
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.
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....?
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the treasure in the minimum number of guesses?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
What shaped overlaps can you make with two circles which are the same size?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.