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.
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 odd version of tic tac toe
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
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.
Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is
equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the
Match the halves.
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. . . .
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?
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
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?
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?
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and
A train building game for 2 players.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a
friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
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?
A game for two players. You'll need some counters.
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
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.
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?
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.
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?
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of
This is an adding game for two players.
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
How good are you at estimating angles?
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
An extension of noughts and crosses in which the grid is enlarged
and the length of the winning line can to altered to 3, 4 or 5.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths
A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds
whilst improving your memory
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?
A game to make and play based on the number line.
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
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 two players on a large squared space.