Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
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?
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.
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
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 find a relationship between the number of dots on the circle and the number of steps that will ensure that all points are hit?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
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.
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?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
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.
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.
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 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
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?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
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....?
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?
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?
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?
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. . . .
What can you say about the values of n that make $7^n + 3^n$ a multiple of 10? Are there other pairs of integers between 1 and 10 which have similar properties?
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?
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
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.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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?
The 2012 primary advent calendar features twenty-four of our posters, one for each day in the run-up to Christmas.
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 two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
How good are you at estimating angles?
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
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?