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?
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?
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.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
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?
Investigate which numbers make these lights come on. What is the smallest number you can find that lights up all the lights?
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
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.
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?
A game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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 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.
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.
An odd version of tic tac toe
Can you match the halves in this interactive game?
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.
Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?
Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory in this matching pairs game.
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
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?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?
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?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
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?
Practise your tables skills and try to beat your previous best score in this interactive game.
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 complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the 100 square?
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a yellow rod using white and red rods?
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?
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?
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?
Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.
Terry and Ali are playing a game with three balls. Is it fair that Terry wins when the middle ball is red?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's and Katie's, using rods that are identical?
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
Use the clues to colour each square.
This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?