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?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory in this matching pairs game.
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?
Practise your tables skills and try to beat your previous best score in this interactive game.
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
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?
Calculate the fractional amounts of money to match pairs of cards with the same value.
Can you match the halves in this interactive 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?
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
The 2012 primary advent calendar features twenty-four of our posters, one for each day in the run-up to Christmas.
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
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 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 odd version of tic tac toe
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?
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
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?
This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a yellow rod using white and red rods?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's and Katie's, using rods that are identical?
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
Place the numbers 1 to 6 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.
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.
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?
Use this animation to experiment with lotteries. Choose how many balls to match, how many are in the carousel, and how many draws to make at once.
How good are you at estimating angles?
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.
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
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.
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
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....?
Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.
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 complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2?