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?
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.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and
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?
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
An odd version of tic tac toe
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a
friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
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. . . .
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.
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
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 train building game for 2 players.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Match the halves.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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.
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can
you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
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.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
This is an adding game for two players.
A game for two players. You'll need some counters.
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 for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.
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?
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.
Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
A game for two players on a large squared space.
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 players. Practises subtraction or other maths
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
A fun game for two. 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?
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
Try this interactive strategy game for 2
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
A game for 2 players. Given a board of dots in a grid pattern, players take turns drawing a line by connecting 2 adjacent dots. Your goal is to complete more squares than your opponent.
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
Play a dice game of chance
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.