Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.

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

Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.

The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.

An article for teachers and pupils that encourages you to look at the mathematical properties of similar games.

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.

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?

A game for 2 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.

Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.

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

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

A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.

The computer starts with all the lights off, but then clicks 3, 4 or 5 times at random, leaving some lights on. Can you switch them off again?

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 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.

A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.

A game that tests your understanding of remainders.

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 people. Take turns joining two dots, until your opponent is unable to move.

Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?

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

This article invites you to get familiar with a strategic game called "sprouts". The game is simple enough for younger children to understand, and has also provided experienced mathematicians with. . . .

Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?

A Sudoku with clues given as sums of entries.

Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?

Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?

A game to make and play based on the number line.

Basic strategy games are particularly suitable as starting points for investigations. Players instinctively try to discover a winning strategy, and usually the best way to do this is to analyse. . . .

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

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

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 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...

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

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...

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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?

Many natural systems appear to be in equilibrium until suddenly a critical point is reached, setting up a mudslide or an avalanche or an earthquake. In this project, students will use a simple. . . .

Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?