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

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

Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

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?

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

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

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

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

An activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.

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

This article, the second in the series, looks at some different types of games and the sort of mathematical thinking they can develop.

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

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. . . .

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?

A game for 2 players with similaritlies to NIM. Place one counter on each spot on the games board. Players take it is turns to remove 1 or 2 adjacent counters. The winner picks up the last counter.

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

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.

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

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

Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!

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?

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.

This article supplies teachers with information that may be useful in better understanding the nature of games and their role in teaching and learning mathematics.

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

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

Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?

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.

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

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. . . .

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

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.

A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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