Practise your tables skills and try to beat your previous best score in this interactive game.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?
Here is a chance to play a 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.
Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory in this matching pairs game.
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.
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.
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
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 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?
The 2012 primary advent calendar features twenty-four of our posters, one for each day in the run-up to Christmas.
Use an Excel to investigate division. Explore the relationships between the process elements using an interactive spreadsheet.
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 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. . . .
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 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.
We can show that (x + 1)² = x² + 2x + 1 by considering the area of an (x + 1) by (x + 1) square. Show in a similar way that (x + 2)² = x² + 4x + 4
Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
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....?
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?
A generic circular pegboard resource.
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?
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?
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2?
Use Excel to explore multiplication of fractions.
Use an Excel spreadsheet to explore long multiplication.
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
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?
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to explore number in this exciting 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.
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
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?