In this game you throw two dice and find their total, then move the appropriate counter to the right. Which counter reaches the purple box first? Is this what you would expect?
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
Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Have a go at this game which involves throwing two dice and adding
their totals. Where should you place your counters to be more
likely to win?
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could
you make it fair?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
A train building game for 2 players.
An article for teachers and pupils that encourages you to look at the mathematical properties of similar games.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the
numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.
A Sudoku with clues given as sums of entries.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and