Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?

Mr McGregor has a magic potting shed. Overnight, the number of plants in it doubles. He'd like to put the same number of plants in each of three gardens, planting one garden each day. Can he do it?

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?

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.

Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?

Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the treasure in the minimum number of guesses?

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?

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?

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

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.

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.

Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?

Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?

Practise your tables skills and try to beat your previous best score in this interactive game.

Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

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....?

Calculate the fractional amounts of money to match pairs of cards with the same value.

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.

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?

The 2012 primary advent calendar features twenty-four of our posters, one for each day in the run-up to Christmas.

In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?

Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?

Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.

Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.

The number of plants in Mr McGregor's magic potting shed increases overnight. He'd like to put the same number of plants in each of his gardens, planting one garden each day. How can he do it?

Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.

Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory in this matching pairs game.

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?

Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?

A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.

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 game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?

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?

Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?

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?

Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.

Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?

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?

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?

Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?

Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?

Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?