Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
Can you find a relationship between the number of dots on the circle and the number of steps that will ensure that all points are hit?
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?
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.
What happens when you turn these cogs? Investigate the differences between turning two cogs of different sizes and two cogs which are the same.
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 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
An activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
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?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
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?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown 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?
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2?
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.
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
A generic circular pegboard resource.
What shaped overlaps can you make with two circles which are the same size? What shapes are 'left over'? What shapes can you make when the circles are different sizes?
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
A simulation of target archery practice
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning 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?
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.
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.
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?
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.
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
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?
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?
When number pyramids have a sequence on the bottom layer, some interesting patterns emerge...
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?
A and B are two interlocking cogwheels having p teeth and q teeth respectively. One tooth on B is painted red. Find the values of p and q for which the red tooth on B contacts every gap on the. . . .
Meg and Mo need to hang their marbles so that they balance. Use the interactivity to experiment and find out what they need to do.
Do you know how to find the area of a triangle? You can count the squares. What happens if we turn the triangle on end? Press the button and see. Try counting the number of units in the triangle now. . . .