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.
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 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
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.
Match the halves.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
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?
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
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 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 game for two players on a large squared space.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.
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 fun game for two. You'll need some counters.
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
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 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
A train building game for 2 players.
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
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?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
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.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
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 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a
friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
This is an adding game for two players.
An odd version of tic tac toe
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
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.
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 or more people. Starting with 100, subratct a number from 1 to 9 from the total. You score for making an odd number, a number ending in 0 or a multiple of 6.
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?
Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
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.
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of
A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.