Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?
Start by putting one million (1 000 000) into the display of your calculator. Can you reduce this to 7 using just the 7 key and add, subtract, multiply, divide and equals as many times as you like?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
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.
Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory in this matching pairs game.
An odd version of tic tac toe
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
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!
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.
This problem is based on a code using two different prime numbers less than 10. You'll need to multiply them together and shift the alphabet forwards by the result. Can you decipher the code?
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.
Can you match the halves in this interactive game?
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....?
Calculate the fractional amounts of money to match pairs of cards with the same value.
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
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.
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?
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
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?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
You have 4 red and 5 blue counters. How many ways can they be placed on a 3 by 3 grid so that all the rows columns and diagonals have an even number of red counters?
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
Practise your tables skills and try to beat your previous best score in this interactive game.
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 card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a 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?
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
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 happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?
Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?