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?
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
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 players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
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.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
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.
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths
This is an adding game for two players.
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?
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
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.
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
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?
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
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?
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your oponent.
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?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
A game that tests your understanding of remainders.
Dicey Operations for an adult and child. Can you get close to 1000 than your partner?
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is
equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the
Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.
A game for 2 people that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.
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.
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.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
A train building game for 2 players.
Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?
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?
Match the halves.
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
couldn't be fun?
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and
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 card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
An interactive game for 1 person. You are given a rectangle with 50 squares on it. Roll the dice to get a percentage between 2 and 100. How many squares is this? Keep going until you get 100. . . .
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
How good are you at estimating angles?
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.