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.
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
A train building game for 2 players.
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?
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
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 2 people that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.
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. . . .
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a
friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
An odd version of tic tac toe
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
Match the halves.
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?
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?
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
This is an adding game for two players.
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?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds
whilst improving your memory
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths
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?
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.
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.
A game for two players. You'll need some counters.
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?
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of
How good are you at estimating angles?
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 shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?
A game to make and play based on the number line.
A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?
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.
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your oponent.