Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
couldn't be fun?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
Dotty Six is a simple dice game that you can adapt in many ways.
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?
If you had any number of ordinary dice, what are the possible ways
of making their totals 6? What would the product of the dice be
A game has a special dice with a colour spot on each face. These three pictures show different views of the same dice. What colour is opposite blue?
When you throw two regular, six-faced dice you have more chance of getting one particular result than any other. What result would that be? Why is this?
I throw three dice and get 5, 3 and 2. Add the scores on the three
dice. What do you get? Now multiply the scores. What do you notice?
The game uses a 3x3 square board. 2 players take turns to play,
either placing a red on an empty square, or changing a red to
orange, or orange to green. The player who forms 3 of 1 colour in a
A maths-based Football World Cup simulation for teachers and students to use.
A game for 1 person to develop stategy and shape and space awareness. 12 counters are placed on a board. Counters are removed one at a time. The aim is to be left with only 1 counter.
All you need for this game is a pack of cards. While you play the
game, think about strategies that will increase your chances of
An extension of noughts and crosses in which the grid is enlarged
and the length of the winning line can to altered to 3, 4 or 5.
Everthing you have always wanted to do with dominoes! Some of these games are good for practising your mental calculation skills, and some are good for your reasoning skills.