A game to be played against the computer, or in groups. Pick a 7-digit number. A random digit is generated. What must you subract to remove the digit from your number? the first to zero wins.
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory in this matching pairs game.
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
Practise your tables skills and try to beat your previous best score in this interactive game.
Can you match the halves in this interactive 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?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
An interactive game for 1 person. You are given a rectangle with 50 squares on it. Roll the dice to get a percentage between 2 and 100. How many squares is this? Keep going until you get 100. . . .
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.
An interactive game to be played on your own or with friends. Imagine you are having a party. Each person takes it in turns to stand behind the chair where they will get the most chocolate.
Calculate the fractional amounts of money to match pairs of cards with the same value.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
There are three versions of this challenge. The idea is to change the colour of all the spots on the grid. Can you do it in fewer throws of the dice?
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
An odd version of tic tac toe
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Add or subtract the two numbers on the spinners and try to complete a row of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?
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?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the 100 square?
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?
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....?
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?
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a yellow rod using white and red rods?
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
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?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's and Katie's, using rods that are identical?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
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.
Use the clues to colour each square.
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
The 2012 primary advent calendar features twenty-four of our posters, one for each day in the run-up to Christmas.
Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?
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.
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?