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

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 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?

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.

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

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

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

There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...

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.

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

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

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?

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

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?

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.

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

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?

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?

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 with a pack of cards. Practise your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to hit the target score.

Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

A game that tests your understanding of remainders.

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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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

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.

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

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?

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 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.

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 square...

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 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.

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.

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

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.

Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?