Calculate the fractional amounts of money to match pairs of cards with the same value.
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 match pairs of fractions, decimals and percentages, and beat your previous scores?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2?
Can you find the pairs that represent the same amount of money?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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 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.
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?
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?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
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.
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
Choose a symbol to put into the number sentence.
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?
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?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
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?
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
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?
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?
Use Excel to practise adding and subtracting fractions.
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 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?
Use an interactive Excel spreadsheet to investigate factors and multiples.
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.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?
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?
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?
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?
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?
Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?