A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.
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.
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
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.
Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remove them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?
Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
How good are you at estimating angles?
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
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 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. . . .
Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Two circles of equal radius touch at P. One circle is fixed whilst the other moves, rolling without slipping, all the way round. How many times does the moving coin revolve before returning to P?
A generic circular pegboard resource.
How can the same pieces of the tangram make this bowl before and after it was chipped? Use the interactivity to try and work out what is going on!
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?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
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.
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
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 spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
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 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.
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?
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 or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with the measuring tool shown.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
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?
What shape is the overlap when you slide one of these shapes half way across another? Can you picture it in your head? Use the interactivity to check your visualisation.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
An activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.
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.
What happens when you turn these cogs? Investigate the differences between turning two cogs of different sizes and two cogs which are the same.
A train building game for 2 players.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
A simulation of target archery practice
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?
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.