A number card game for 2-6 players.
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.
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?
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.
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.
This is an adding game for two players.
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 variant on the game Alquerque
Dicey Operations for an adult and child. Can you get close to 1000 than your partner?
An odd version of tic tac toe
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
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.
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.
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.
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.
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?
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
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?
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
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 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.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
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 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.
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
A game that tests your understanding of remainders.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.
Match the halves.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.