A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.
A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.
A game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.
Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.
A number card game for 2-6 players.
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?
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
This is an adding game for two players.
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 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?
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
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.
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
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?
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
Try this version of Snap with a friend - do you know the order of the days of the week?
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
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?
A game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.
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.
A game for 2 players. Draw a daisy with at least 5 petals. Shade 1 or 2 petals next to each other. The winner shades the last petal.
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.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
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 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.
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 2 players. Each player has 4 counters each, and wins by blocking their opponent's counters. A good follow-on from two stones.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.
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, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
This article for teachers describes several games, found on the site, all of which have a related structure that can be used to develop the skills of strategic planning.
Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
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?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
A game for two people, who take turns to move the counters. The player to remove the last counter from the board wins.
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.
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.
Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?