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?
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?
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
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?
Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?
Play a dice game of chance
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
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.
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
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.
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?
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.
A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.
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?
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
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 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!
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.
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
A maths-based Football World Cup simulation for teachers and students to use.
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 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.
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
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 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
A game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.
This is an adding game for two players.
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.
A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?
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 challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
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?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Match the halves.
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
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.
A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.
A train building game for 2 players.