Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?

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?

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

A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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?

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

A game that tests your understanding of remainders.

Unmultiply is a game of quick estimation. You need to find two numbers that multiply together to something close to the given target - fast! 10 levels with a high scores table.

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?

A game for 2 people that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.

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

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?

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

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

An interactive game for 1 person. You are given a rectangle with 50 squares on it. Roll the dice to get a percentage between 2 and 100. How many squares is this? Keep going until you get 100. . . .

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.

Dicey Operations for an adult and child. Can you get close to 1000 than your partner?

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.

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

A game for 2 people. Take turns joining two dots, until your opponent is unable to move.

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.

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.

Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.

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

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 money.

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

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. . . .

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