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

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

A game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.

A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.

In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.

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.

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

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

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?

Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.

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?

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your oponent.

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?

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?

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.

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?

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 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 with a pack of cards. Practise your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to hit the target score.

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

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. . . .

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 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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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

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