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### Game of PIG - Sixes

##### Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

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

### Game of PIG - Ones

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Play a dice game of chance

### Matching Fractions Decimals Percentages

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

An activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.

### Tricky Track

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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?

### Stop or Dare

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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.

### The Twelve Pointed Star Game

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Traffic Lights

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

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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.

### Fraction Card Game 1

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Match the halves.

### Sumo

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Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.

### Daisy

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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.

### SHOO

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A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.

### Tandems

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A fun game for two. You'll need some counters.

### Fractions and Coins Game

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Chocolate Bars

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An interactive game to be played on your own or with friends. Imagine you are having a party. Each person takes it in turns to stand behind the chair where they will get the most chocolate.

### Shut the Box

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An old game but lots of arithmetic!

### The Path of the Dice

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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.

### Domino Magic Rectangle

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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...

### Multiplication Tables - Matching Cards

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

### Football World Cup Simulation

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

### Gotcha

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A game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.

### Line of Four

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

### Tantrix Discovery

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A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.

### Jumping Reindeer

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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.

### Spiralling Decimals

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Subtraction Squares

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Tac-tickle

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Tug of War

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Games from Around the World

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Poker Bingo

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A game played with a standard pack of cards.

### Crocogator

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

### Asteroid Blast

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

### Low Go

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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.

### Tug Harder!

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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?

### Dominoes

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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.

### Scissors, Paper, Rock

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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?

### Flip Flop - Matching Cards

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

### Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 4. from Strategy Games

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

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. . . .

### Sliding Puzzle

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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.

### Wild Jack

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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.

### Do You Measure Up?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with the measuring tool shown.

### Square It

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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.

### Making Maths: Snake Pits

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

### Train

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A train building game for 2 players.

### Odds and Threes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Horizontal Vertical

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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?

### Board Block

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Making Maths: Happy Families

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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