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?

Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?

In this game you throw two dice and find their total, then move the appropriate counter to the right. Which counter reaches the purple box first? Is this what you would expect?

All you need for this game is a pack of cards. While you play the game, think about strategies that will increase your chances of winning.

Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the variations too?

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

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...

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.

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 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 somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.

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. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.

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.

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

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

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 game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.

Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.

Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.

Everthing you have always wanted to do with dominoes! Some of these games are good for practising your mental calculation skills, and some are good for your reasoning skills.

A maths-based Football World Cup simulation for teachers and students to use.

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

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

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

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

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, you throw two dice and find the product. How many shapes can you draw on the grid which have that area or perimeter?

Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.

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

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

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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

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

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