Games

Sliding Game

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.

SHOO

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.

Sprouts

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

A game for 2 people. Take turns joining two dots, until your opponent is unable to move.

Nim-like Games

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

A collection of games on the NIM theme

Odds and Threes

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A game for 2 people using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try to make an odd number or a multiple of 3.

Noughts and Crosses

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!

Gotcha

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.

Do You Measure Up?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with the measuring tool shown.

Building Stars

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

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

The Path of the Dice

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

A game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.

100 Percent

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

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.

Diagonal Dodge

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

A game for 2 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.

Calculator Bingo

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

A game to be played against the computer, or in groups. Pick a 7-digit number. A random digit is generated. What must you subract to remove the digit from your number? the first to zero wins.

Coordinate Cunning

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

A game for 2 people that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.

Put Yourself in a Box

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A game for 2 players. Given a board of dots in a grid pattern, players take turns drawing a line by connecting 2 adjacent dots. Your goal is to complete more squares than your opponent.