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

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

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?

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

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

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?

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

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 people using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try to make an odd number or a multiple of 3.

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

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.

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?

A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.

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 that tests your understanding of remainders.

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?

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?

Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?

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

Dicey Operations for an adult and child. Can you get close to 1000 than your partner?

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

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

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.

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 that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.

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

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?

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.

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. . . .

Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?

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.

In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.

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

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