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?
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....?
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.
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Calculate the fractional amounts of money to match pairs of cards with the same value.
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
Practise your tables skills and try to beat your previous best score in this interactive game.
A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
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.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
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?
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
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?
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
The 2012 primary advent calendar features twenty-four of our posters, one for each day in the run-up to Christmas.
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?
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
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?
Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory in this matching pairs game.
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
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?
Use the interactivity to find all the different right-angled triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting triangle.
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.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.
Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
Can you find the pairs that represent the same amount of money?
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?
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?
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?
Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?
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.
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?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use the interactivity to investigate what kinds of triangles can be drawn on peg boards with different numbers of pegs.
Can you find all the different triangles on these peg boards, and find their angles?