If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
Can you complete this jigsaw of the multiplication square?
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 find a relationship between the number of dots on the circle and the number of steps that will ensure that all points are hit?
In this activity, the computer chooses a times table and shifts it. Can you work out the table and the shift each time?
Can you find a reliable strategy for choosing coordinates that will locate the treasure in the minimum number of guesses?
How good are you at estimating angles?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.
Meg and Mo need to hang their marbles so that they balance. Use the interactivity to experiment and find out what they need to do.
Meg and Mo still need to hang their marbles so that they balance, but this time the constraints are different. Use the interactivity to experiment and find out what they need to do.
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?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
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 card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?
A train building game for 2 players.
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?
A generic circular pegboard resource.
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 spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
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 Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
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 two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
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.
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. . . .
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
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?
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
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?
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.
A simulation of target archery practice
Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Mo has left, but Meg is still experimenting. Use the interactivity to help you find out how she can alter her pouch of marbles and still keep the two pouches balanced.
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.
Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?
Six balls are shaken. You win if at least one red ball ends in a corner. What is the probability of winning?
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?
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
An environment which simulates working with Cuisenaire rods.
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.