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Broad Topics > Using, Applying and Reasoning about Mathematics > Games

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Sumo

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.

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Incey Wincey Spider

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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?

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Line of Four

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

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Scissors, Paper, Rock

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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?

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Odd Tic Tac

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

An odd version of tic tac toe

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Multiplication Tables - Matching Cards

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.

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Snap

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Try this version of Snap with a friend - do you know the order of the days of the week?

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Spiralling Decimals

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

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

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Coordinate Cunning

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

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.

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Up and Down Donkey

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A number card game for 2-6 players.

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Building Stars

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

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Sliding Game

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

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Train

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A train building game for 2 players.

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Horizontal Vertical

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

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?

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Fraction Card Game 1

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Match the halves.

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Tug Harder!

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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?

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Ratio Pairs 2

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.

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Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

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Making Maths: Happy Families

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

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Tantrix Discovery

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.

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Noughts and Crosses

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

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100 Percent

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

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. . . .

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Twinkle Twinkle

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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.

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Estimating Angles

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How good are you at estimating angles?

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Part the Piles

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

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

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Tug of War

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

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First Connect Three

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

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?

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How Long Does it Take?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

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Poker Bingo

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A game played with a standard pack of cards.

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Flip Flop - Matching Cards

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory

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Nim-7

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?

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Four Go

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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?

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Dragons and Swans

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A game for two players. You'll need some counters.

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Matching Time

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

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Crocogator

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

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The Remainders Game

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

A game that tests your understanding of remainders.

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Tandems

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A fun game for two. You'll need some counters.

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Diagonal Sums Sudoku

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

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Factors and Multiples Game

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?

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Board Block

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

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Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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Dicey Operations

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?

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Wild Jack

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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.

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Traffic Lights

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

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. . . .

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Domino Magic Rectangle

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

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 square...

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Roundabout

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

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.

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Low Go

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

A game for 2 players. Take turns to place a counter so that it occupies one of the lowest possible positions in the grid. The first player to complete a line of 4 wins.

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Down to Nothing

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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.

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Tricky Track

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

In this game you throw two dice and find their total, then move the appropriate counter to the right. Which counter reaches the purple box first? Is this what you would expect?