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?
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row 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.
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
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.
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?
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
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.
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
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?
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
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. . . .
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.
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
Match the halves.
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 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.
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.
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths
A train building game for 2 players.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
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 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?
Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is
equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
A game that tests your understanding of remainders.
A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
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?
A variant on the game Alquerque
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
A game for 2 people. Take turns joining two dots, until your opponent is unable to move.
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.
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?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a
friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
This is an adding game for two players.
An odd version of tic tac toe
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
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.
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.