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 that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
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?
An odd version of tic tac toe
Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is
equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block
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 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.
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?
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
A game for two players. You'll need some counters.
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a
friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of
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.
Match the halves.
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?
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
A train building game for 2 players.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
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. 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.
A game for two players on a large squared space.
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
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 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.
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
This is an adding game for two players.
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.
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
Try this interactive strategy game for 2
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?
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.
A fun game for two. You'll need some counters.
Play a dice game of chance
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
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 fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths
A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring
tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with
the measuring tool shown.
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
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
A game to make and play based on the number line.
A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.