A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
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?
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.
A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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.
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.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
A variant on the game Alquerque
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, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
A game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.
A game for 2 players. Draw a daisy with at least 5 petals. Shade 1 or 2 petals next to each other. The winner shades the last petal.
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the variations too?
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?
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 fun game for two. You'll need some counters.
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
An odd version of tic tac toe
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Match the halves.
A game for 2 players. Using 2 dice, some counters and a games board, can you form a line of counters from one side of the board to the other?
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.
Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.
Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
A train building game for 2 players.
A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.
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?
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, you throw two dice and find the product. How many shapes can you draw on the grid which have that area or perimeter?
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.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
This is an adding game for two players.
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.
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?
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?