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.
Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
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?
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
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 this version of Snap with a friend - do you know the order of
the days of the week?
Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?
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
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
A train building game for 2 players.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is
equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the
run-up to Christmas.
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
A number card game for 2-6 players.
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 somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
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?
How good are you at estimating angles?
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?
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.
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?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
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?
Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds
whilst improving your memory
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 two players. You'll need some counters.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
This is an adding game for two players.
An odd version of tic tac toe
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a
friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
Match the halves.
A game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
couldn't be fun?
A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths
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 that tests your understanding of remainders.