There are 121 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to Interactivities, you may find related items under Physical and Digital Manipulatives.Broad Topics > Physical and Digital Manipulatives > Interactivities
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
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.
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?
The computer has made a rectangle and will tell you the number of spots it uses in total. Can you find out where the rectangle is?
Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?
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?
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the treasure in the minimum number of guesses?
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
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?
What shape is the overlap when you slide one of these shapes half way across another? Can you picture it in your head? Use the interactivity to check your visualisation.
Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.
Use your mouse to move the red and green parts of this disc. Can you make images which show the turnings described?
How many different triangles can you draw on the dotty grid which each have one dot in the middle?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the 100 square?
Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.
Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
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?
Sort the houses in my street into different groups. Can you do it in any other ways?
Use the interactivity to find all the different right-angled triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting triangle.
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's and Katie's, using rods that are identical?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?
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 different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a yellow rod using white and red rods?
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
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.
Practise your tables skills and try to beat your previous best score in this interactive game.
Can you match pairs of fractions, decimals and percentages, and beat your previous scores?
How good are you at estimating angles?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
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?
Use the clues to colour each square.
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
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.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
The 2012 primary advent calendar features twenty-four of our posters, one for each day in the run-up to Christmas.
A simple spinner that is equally likely to land on Red or Black. Useful if tossing a coin, dropping it, and rummaging about on the floor have lost their appeal. Needs a modern browser; if IE then at. . . .