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?
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
This is an adding game for two players.
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is
equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the
Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
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. . . .
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.
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
A fun game for two. You'll need some counters.
A train building game for 2 players.
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
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 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?
Match the halves.
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?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
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. . . .
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
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.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
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 for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a
friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
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?
An odd version of tic tac toe
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.
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
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.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths
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?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
A game for two players on a large squared space.
A game to make and play based on the number line.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
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.
Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
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
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 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds
whilst improving your memory