Try this version of Snap with a friend - do you know the order of
the days of the week?
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring
tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with
the measuring tool shown.
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
A number card game for 2-6 players.
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
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 opponent.
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.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
A game for two players on a large squared space.
Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.
Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is
equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the
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.
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 players. Practises subtraction or other maths
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.
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
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.
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 card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
A train building game for 2 players.
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.
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?
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of
Match the halves.
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
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
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 make the birds from the egg tangram?
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
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. . . .
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?
Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
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?