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.
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
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?
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
This is an adding game for two players.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and
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 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 players. Practises subtraction or other maths
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.
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. . . .
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
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.
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
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 game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
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.
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. . . .
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?
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?
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.
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
A train building game for 2 players.
A game to make and play based on the number line.
Match the halves.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
A game for two players. You'll need some counters.
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
A fun game for two. You'll need some counters.
An odd version of tic tac toe
A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a
friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?
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.
Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds
whilst improving your memory
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 two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.