For Two

Here we have adapted a selection of our tasks so that they can be tackled by just one child working with an adult.

Guess the Houses for Two

Stage: Early years, 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Guess the Houses game for an adult and child. Can you work out which house your partner has chosen by asking good questions?

Guess the Dominoes for Two

Stage: Early years, 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Guess the Dominoes for child and adult. Work out which domino your partner has chosen by asking good questions.

Incey Wincey Spider for Two

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?

Shut the Box for Two

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?

Matching Numbers for Two

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Matching Numbers game for an adult and child. Can you remember where the cards are so you can choose two which match?

Stop the Clock for Two

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?

Totality for Two

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.

En-counters for Two

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Arranging counters activity for adult and child. Can you create the pattern of counters that your partner has made, just by asking questions?

What Shape for Two

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

'What Shape?' activity for adult and child. Can you ask good questions so you can work out which shape your partner has chosen?

Strike it Out for Two

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?

Dotty Six for Two

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Dotty Six game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have three sixes in a straight line?

Nim-7 for Two

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?

Board Block for Two

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?

Square it for Two

Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

Counter Games for Two

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A list of counter games that could be played by an adult and child.

Factors and Multiples Game for Two

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?

Dicey Operations for Two

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Dicey Operations for an adult and child. Can you get close to 1000 than your partner?

Four Go for Two

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?

Train for Two

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?

Got It for Two

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?

Board Block Challenge for Two

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for Two

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your oponent.

Spiralling Decimals for Two

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?

First Connect Three for Two

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

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.