Games

Pass the Peas, Please

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A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!

Stop the Clock

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This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?

Dragons and Swans

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A game for two players. You'll need some counters.

Crocogator

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A game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.

Horizontal Vertical

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Take it in turns to place a domino on the grid. One to be placed horizontally and the other vertically. Can you make it impossible for your opponent to play?

Odd Tic Tac

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An odd version of tic tac toe

Scissors, Paper, Rock

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Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the variations too?

Tantrix Discovery

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A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.

Learning Mathematics Through Games: 3. Creating Your Own Games

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Not all of us a bursting with creative game ideas, but there are several ways to go about creating a game that will assist even the busiest and most reluctant game designer.

Board Block

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Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?

Fraction Card Game 1

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Match the halves.

Snap

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Try this version of Snap with a friend - do you know the order of the days of the week?

Game of PIG - Ones

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Play a dice game of chance

Sumo

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Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.

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