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.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
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. . . .
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
A train building game for 2 players.
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 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
What are the coordinates of the coloured dots that mark out the tangram? Try changing the position of the origin. What happens to the coordinates now?
A generic circular pegboard resource.
Take it in turns to place a domino on the grid. One to be placed horizontally and the other vertically. Can you make it impossible for your opponent to play?
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remove them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
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.
What shaped overlaps can you make with two circles which are the same size? What shapes are 'left over'? What shapes can you make when the circles are different sizes?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Match the halves.
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 is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
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?
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
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?
A simulation of target archery practice
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
Use the interactivity to make this Islamic star and cross design. Can you produce a tessellation of regular octagons with two different types of triangle?
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?
Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.
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?
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
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 see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?