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### Matching Time

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Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.

### Totality

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

This is an adding game for two players.

### Dicey Perimeter, Dicey Area

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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?

### How Long Does it Take?

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In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.

### Play to 37

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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.

### Asteroid Blast

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A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.

### Double or Halve?

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Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?

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A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!

### Strike it Out

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.

### Criss Cross Quiz

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A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.

### Counters

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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?

### Money Line-up

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In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.

### Tug of War

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Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Who said that adding couldn't be fun?

### Strike it Out for Two

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?

### Shut the Box for Two

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Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?

### The Twelve Pointed Star Game

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Got it for Two

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?

### Shut the Box

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An old game but lots of arithmetic!

### Sliding Game

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A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.

### Four Go

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This challenge is a game for two players. Choose two numbers from the grid and multiply or divide, then mark your answer on the number line. Can you get four in a row before your partner?

### Four Go for Two

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Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?

### Nice or Nasty for Two

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Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.

### Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

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Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

### Odds and Threes

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A game for 2 people using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try to make an odd number or a multiple of 3.

### Incey Wincey Spider

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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?

### Making Maths: Happy Families

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.

### Wild Jack

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 or more players with a pack of cards. Practise your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to hit the target score.

### Sumo

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.

### Tug Harder!

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In this game, you can add, subtract, multiply or divide the numbers on the dice. Which will you do so that you get to the end of the number line first?

### Down to Nothing

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Tantrix Discovery

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A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.

### Traffic Lights

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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. . . .

### Train

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A train building game for 2 players.

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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.

### Tac-tickle

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.

### Fraction Card Game 1

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Match the halves.

### Horizontal Vertical

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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?

### Ratio Pairs 2

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A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.

### Jumping Reindeer

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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.

### Board Block

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Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?

### Fractions and Coins Game

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Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.

### 18 Hole Light Golf

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

The computer starts with all the lights off, but then clicks 3, 4 or 5 times at random, leaving some lights on. Can you switch them off again?

### Nim-7 for Two

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?

### Board Block for Two

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?

### Train for Two

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?

### Incey Wincey Spider for Two

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Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?

### Stop the Clock for Two

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Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?

### Dicey Operations in Line

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?

### Board Block Challenge for Two

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Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?