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.
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
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.
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, 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?
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
An odd version of tic tac toe
This is an adding game for two players.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
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 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.
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.
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
A number card game for 2-6 players.
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.
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
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?
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
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
Match the halves.
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
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 card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths
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?
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.
Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of
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.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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?
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
A game that tests your understanding of remainders.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and
A train building game for 2 players.