The computer starts with all the lights off, but then clicks 3, 4 or 5 times at random, leaving some lights on. Can you switch them off again?
We think this 3x3 version of the game is often harder than the 5x5 version. Do you agree? If so, why do you think that might be?
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 percent.
This article supplies teachers with information that may be useful in better understanding the nature of games and their role in teaching and learning mathematics.
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
Basic strategy games are particularly suitable as starting points for investigations. Players instinctively try to discover a winning strategy, and usually the best way to do this is to analyse the outcomes of series of 'moves'. With a little encouragement from the teacher, a mathematical investigation is born.
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
A game to make and play based on the number line.
Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!
Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?
The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
This article for teachers describes several games, found on the site, all of which have a related structure that can be used to develop the skills of strategic planning.
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.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.