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

Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?

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.

The idea of this game is to add or subtract the two numbers on the dice and cover the result on the grid, trying to get a line of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?

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

A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.

Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?

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

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.

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

A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.

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

A game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.

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

Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.

Try this version of Snap with a friend - do you know the order of the days of the week?

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?

A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory

Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?

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

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.

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?

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.

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. . . .

Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.

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

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

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

Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?

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

Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.

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

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

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 ordinary set of dominoes can be laid out as a 7 by 4 magic rectangle in which all the spots in all the columns add to 24, while those in the rows add to 42. Try it! Now try the magic square...

A game for 2 players. Take turns to place a counter so that it occupies one of the lowest possible positions in the grid. The first player to complete a line of 4 wins.

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

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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?

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?

A game to make and play based on the number line.

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.