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### Games Related to Nim

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

This article for teachers describes several games, found on the site, all of which have a related structure that can be used to develop the skills of strategic planning.

### Sliding Puzzle

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.

### Winning Lines

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4

An article for teachers and pupils that encourages you to look at the mathematical properties of similar games.

### Pentanim

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players with similaritlies to NIM. Place one counter on each spot on the games board. Players take it is turns to remove 1 or 2 adjacent counters. The winner picks up the last counter.

### Slippery Snail

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A game for two people, who take turns to move the counters. The player to remove the last counter from the board wins.

### Diagonal Sums Sudoku

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.

### Nim-like Games

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A collection of games on the NIM theme

### Intersection Sums Sudoku

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A Sudoku with clues given as sums of entries.

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.

### Dominoes

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Everthing you have always wanted to do with dominoes! Some of these games are good for practising your mental calculation skills, and some are good for your reasoning skills.

### Sprouts

##### Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 people. Take turns joining two dots, until your opponent is unable to move.

### Sprouts Explained

##### Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5

This article invites you to get familiar with a strategic game called "sprouts". The game is simple enough for younger children to understand, and has also provided experienced mathematicians with. . . .

### History Mystery

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you identify the mathematicians?

### Online

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.

### 18 Hole Light Golf

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

The computer starts with all the lights off, but then clicks 3, 4 or 5 times at random, leaving some lights on. Can you switch them off again?

### Low Go

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players. Take turns to place a counter so that it occupies one of the lowest possible positions in the grid. The first player to complete a line of 4 wins.

### Diagonal Dodge

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.

### Nim-7 for Two

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?

### Nim-7

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?

### Jumping Reindeer

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Stop the Clock for Two

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?

### Counter Roundup

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

### Traffic Lights

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

### Totality for Two

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.

### Square it for Two

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

### Tantrix Discovery

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.

### Dicey Operations in Line

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?

### The Path of the Dice

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Spiralling Decimals for Two

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?

### Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 2.types of Games

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

This article, the second in the series, looks at some different types of games and the sort of mathematical thinking they can develop.

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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 two stones.

### Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 1. Why Games?

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

This article supplies teachers with information that may be useful in better understanding the nature of games and their role in teaching and learning mathematics.

### Board Block Challenge for Two

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?

### Tac-tickle

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.

### Spiralling Decimals

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?

### Tangram Pictures

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!

### Sumo

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.

### The Unmultiply Game

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Unmultiply is a game of quick estimation. You need to find two numbers that multiply together to something close to the given target - fast! 10 levels with a high scores table.

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.

### Incey Wincey Spider

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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?

### Games from Around the World

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.

### Matching Time

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.

### Fifteen

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

### Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 4. from Strategy Games

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

Basic strategy games are particularly suitable as starting points for investigations. Players instinctively try to discover a winning strategy, and usually the best way to do this is to analyse. . . .

### First Connect Three for Two

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.

### Making Maths: Snake Pits

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

A game to make and play based on the number line.

### SHOO

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.

### Domino Magic Rectangle

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

An ordinary set of dominoes can be laid out as a 7 by 4 magic rectangle in which all the spots in all the columns add to 24, while those in the rows add to 42. Try it! Now try the magic square...

### Sliding Game

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.

### Olympic Cards

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.