Yes this is a very strange game. "It" is the number in the circle. Students obey the instructions given.
The small button at the bottom right of the red panel will give a new number.
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Teacher, do your students have access to computers such as tablets, iPads or Laptops? This page was really designed for projection on a whiteboard but if you really want the students to have access to it here is a concise URL for a version of this page without the comments:
However it would be better to assign one of the student interactive activities below.
Here is the URL which will take them to a fast-reaction game based on the properties of numbers.
Devise another strange game like today's Starter. Use a spreadsheet to produce a table showing the properties of each number up to 100
See the National Curriculum page for links to related online activities and resources.