Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your oponent.

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

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.

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

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

A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!

Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.

Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?

Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?

Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?

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?

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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

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

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

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

Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.

Try this version of Snap with a friend - do you know the order of the days of the week?

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.

A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!

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?

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?

Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?

A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory

Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?

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.

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

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

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

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

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?

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 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.

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

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

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

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

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?

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