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?
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....?
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
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.
Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
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?
Have a go at this well-known challenge. Can you swap the frogs and toads in as few slides and jumps as possible?
Here is a chance to play a fractions version of the classic Countdown Game.
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
Practise your tables skills and try to beat your previous best score in this interactive game.
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?
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?
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?
Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory in this matching pairs game.
In this game you are challenged to gain more columns of lily pads than your opponent.
Calculate the fractional amounts of money to match pairs of cards with the same value.
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?
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?
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?
Can you work out what step size to take to ensure you visit all the dots on the circle?
Can you find all the different triangles on these peg boards, and find their angles?
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
Use the interactivity to investigate what kinds of triangles can be drawn on peg boards with different numbers of pegs.
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2?
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 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?
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
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?
This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?
Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
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?
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Use the interactivity to find all the different right-angled triangles you can make by just moving one corner of the starting triangle.
The 2012 primary advent calendar features twenty-four of our posters, one for each day in the run-up to Christmas.
A collection of resources to support work on Factors and Multiples at Secondary level.
An Excel spreadsheet with an investigation.
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.
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
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.