Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.

Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.

Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.

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....?

If you hang two weights on one side of this balance, in how many different ways can you hang three weights on the other side for it to be balanced?

What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?

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?

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?

Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?

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.

How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?

Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?

Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?

Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.

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?

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?

A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?

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 interactivity to find all the different right-angled triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting triangle.

Use your mouse to move the red and green parts of this disc. Can you make images which show the turnings described?

Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the chance of winning?

How many different ways can you find to join three equilateral triangles together? Can you convince us that you have found them all?

Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?

How many triangles can you make using sticks that are 3cm, 4cm and 5cm long?

Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?

Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?

Sort the houses in my street into different groups. Can you do it in any other ways?

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?

Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.

Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?

If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?

A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory

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?

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?

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

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. . . .

Can you make a train the same length as Laura's but using three differently coloured rods? Is there only one way of doing it?

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 or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?

In your bank, you have three types of coins. The number of spots shows how much they are worth. Can you choose coins to exchange with the groups given to make the same total?

Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

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?

This was a problem for our birthday website. Can you use four of these pieces to form a square? How about making a square with all five pieces?