An interactive game to be played on your own or with friends. Imagine you are having a party. Each person takes it in turns to stand behind the chair where they will get the most chocolate.

Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?

Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.

Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the variations too?

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.

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

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

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. . . .

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.

A game for 2 players. Given a board of dots in a grid pattern, players take turns drawing a line by connecting 2 adjacent dots. Your goal is to complete more squares than your opponent.

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

Not all of us a bursting with creative game ideas, but there are several ways to go about creating a game that will assist even the busiest and most reluctant game designer.

Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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

In this article for teachers, Liz Woodham describes the criteria she uses to choose mathematical games for the classroom and shares some examples from NRICH.

Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?

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?

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. . . .

Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?

Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves

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 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!

An extension of noughts and crosses in which the grid is enlarged and the length of the winning line can to altered to 3, 4 or 5.

Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?

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?

Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?

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.

Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?

There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...

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?

Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.

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

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

Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?

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?

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