This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
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?
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Use the clues to colour each square.
How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?
Can you find all the different triangles on these peg boards, and find their angles?
What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
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?
Explore this interactivity and see if you can work out what it does. Could you use it to estimate the area of a shape?
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
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?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's and Katie's, using rods that are identical?
Terry and Ali are playing a game with three balls. Is it fair that Terry wins when the middle ball is red?
Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a yellow rod using white and red rods?
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.
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
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.
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....?
How many triangles can you make using sticks that are 3cm, 4cm and 5cm long?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
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.
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?
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
How many different triangles can you draw on the dotty grid which each have one dot in the middle?
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?
How good are you at estimating angles?
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?
Each light in this interactivity turns on according to a rule. What happens when you enter different numbers? Can you find the smallest number that lights up all four lights?
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
Calculate the fractional amounts of money to match pairs of cards with the same value.
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
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?
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
Can you match the halves in this interactive game?
A tool for generating random integers.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
The 2012 primary advent calendar features twenty-four of our posters, one for each day in the run-up to Christmas.