Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger
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?
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and
A number card game for 2-6 players.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
A game for 2 players. Using 2 dice, some counters and a games board, can you form a line of counters from one side of the board to the other?
In this article for teachers, Liz Woodham describes the criteria she uses to choose mathematical games for the classroom and shares some examples from NRICH.
This is an adding game for two players.
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
Try this interactive strategy game for 2
This article, the second in the series, looks at some different types of games and the sort of mathematical thinking they can develop.