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?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
The 2012 primary advent calendar features twenty-four of our posters, one for each day in the run-up to Christmas.
A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?
Can you match the halves in this interactive game?
Calculate the fractional amounts of money to match pairs of cards with the same value.
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....?
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.
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?
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
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?
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?
Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory in this matching pairs game.
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
Practise your tables skills and try to beat your previous best score in this interactive game.
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
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?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
How good are you at estimating angles?
Use the clues to colour each square.
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's and Katie's, using rods that are identical?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?
Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
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.
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
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?
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?
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the 100 square?
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the treasure in the minimum number of guesses?
A generic circular pegboard resource.
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2?
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.
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.
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
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?