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Four Go

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This challenge is a game for two players. Choose two numbers from the grid and multiply or divide, then mark your answer on the number line. Can you get four in a row before your partner?

Four Go for Two

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Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?

Incey Wincey Spider for Two

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Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?

How Long Does it Take?

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In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.

Nim-7 for Two

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Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?

Tug of War

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Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?

Down to Nothing

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A game for 2 or more people. Starting with 100, subratct a number from 1 to 9 from the total. You score for making an odd number, a number ending in 0 or a multiple of 6.

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for Two

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Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your oponent.

Tug Harder!

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In this game, you can add, subtract, multiply or divide the numbers on the dice. Which will you do so that you get to the end of the number line first?

Dicey Operations for Two

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Dicey Operations for an adult and child. Can you get close to 1000 than your partner?

Making Maths: Happy Families

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Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.

Double or Halve?

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Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?

The Remainders Game

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A game that tests your understanding of remainders.

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Who said that adding couldn't be fun?

The Unmultiply Game

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Unmultiply is a game of quick estimation. You need to find two numbers that multiply together to something close to the given target - fast! 10 levels with a high scores table.

Sliding Game

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

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty

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There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...

Sumo

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Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.

Asteroid Blast

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A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.

Fraction Card Game 1

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Match the halves.

Horizontal Vertical

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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?

Odds and Threes

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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.

Calculator Bingo

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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.

Scissors, Paper, Rock

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Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the variations too?

Got it for Two

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Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?

Up and Down Donkey

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A number card game for 2-6 players.

Twinkle Twinkle

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A game for 2 people. Take turns placing a counter on the star. You win when you have completed a line of 3 in your colour.

Subtraction Squares

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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?

First Connect Three for Two

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First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.

Matching Time

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Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.

Dicey Perimeter, Dicey Area

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In this game for two players, you throw two dice and find the product. How many shapes can you draw on the grid which have that area or perimeter?

Counters

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Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remover them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?

Diagonal Sums Sudoku

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Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.

Incey Wincey Spider

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You'll need two dice to play this game against a partner. Will Incey Wincey make it to the top of the drain pipe or the bottom of the drain pipe first?

Odd Tic Tac

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An odd version of tic tac toe

Totality

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This is an adding game for two players.

Wild Jack

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A game for 2 or more players with a pack of cards. Practise your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to hit the target score.

Online

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A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.

Strike it Out for Two

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Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?

Jumping Reindeer

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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.

Shut the Box for Two

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Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?

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This is a game for 2 players. Each player has 4 counters each, and wins by blocking their opponent's counters. A good follow-on from two stones.

Traffic Lights

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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 line. . . .

Tac-tickle

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This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.

Go Moku

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A game for two players on a large squared space.

Strike it Out

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Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.

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Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.

Games from Around the World

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Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.

Play to 37

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In this game for two players, the idea is to take it in turns to choose 1, 3, 5 or 7. The winner is the first to make the total 37.