Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
In this game for two players, the idea is to take it in turns to choose 1, 3, 5 or 7. The winner is the first to make the total 37.
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?
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
An odd version of tic tac toe
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
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 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
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.
A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
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.
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?
This is an adding game for two players.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
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?
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?
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?
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 2 or more players with a pack of cards. Practise your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to hit the target score.
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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.
Match the halves.
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.
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
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?
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
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?
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 train building game for 2 players.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
A game for two players on a large squared space.
A game for two players. You'll need some counters.
A variant on the game Alquerque