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Broad Topics > Using, Applying and Reasoning about Mathematics > Games

Totality

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This is an adding game for two players.

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.

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.

Money Line-up

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In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.

How Long Does it Take?

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

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?

Criss Cross Quiz

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A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.

Matching Time

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

Asteroid Blast

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

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.

Pass the Peas, Please

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A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!

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?

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?

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.

Shut the Box

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An old game but lots of arithmetic!

The Twelve Pointed Star Game

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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?

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?

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?

Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

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Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

Olympic Cards

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

Low Go

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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.

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...

Gotcha

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

Daisy

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A game for 2 players. Draw a daisy with at least 5 petals. Shade 1 or 2 petals next to each other. The winner shades the last petal.

Line of Four

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

Domino Magic Rectangle

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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...

Making Maths: Happy Families

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

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?

Stop the Clock

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This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?

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.

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.

Tac-tickle

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

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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.

SHOO

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

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.

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. . . .

Tantrix Discovery

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A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.

Sumo

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Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.

First Connect Three

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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?

Poker Bingo

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A game played with a standard pack of cards.

Tandems

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A fun game for two. You'll need some counters.

Dominoes

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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.

Up and Down Donkey

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A number card game for 2-6 players.

Primary Advent Calendar 2010

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

Tricky Track

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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?

Nim-7

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

Crocogator

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

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.

Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 4. from Strategy Games

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Basic strategy games are particularly suitable as starting points for investigations. Players instinctively try to discover a winning strategy, and usually the best way to do this is to analyse. . . .

Making Maths: Snake Pits

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