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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.

Counter Roundup

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A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

Endless Noughts and Crosses

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An extension of noughts and crosses in which the grid is enlarged and the length of the winning line can to altered to 3, 4 or 5.

Put Yourself in a Box

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A game for 2 players. Given a board of dots in a grid pattern, players take turns drawing a line by connecting 2 adjacent dots. Your goal is to complete more squares than your opponent.

Train

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A train building game for 2 players.

Coordinate Cunning

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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.

Stop the Clock

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This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?

Dragons and Swans a Game for Two Players

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

100 Percent

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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. . . .

Makeover

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Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves

Making Maths: Happy Families

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

Alquerque II

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A variant on the game Alquerque

Ratio Pairs 2

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A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.

Incey Wincey Spider

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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?

Go Moku

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A game for two players on a large squared space.

Noughts and Crosses

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

Building Stars

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An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

Game of PIG - Ones

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Play a dice game of chance

Horizontal Vertical

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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?

L-ateral Thinking

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Try this interactive strategy game for 2

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?

Penta Play

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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.

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.

Calculator Bingo

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A game to be played against the computer, or in groups. Pick a 7-digit number. A random digit is generated. What must you subract to remove the digit from your number? the first to zero wins.

Fraction Card Game 1

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Match the halves.

Fractions and Coins Game

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

Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

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Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

Part the Piles

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

Odd Tic Tac

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An odd version of tic tac toe

Board Block

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

Board Block Challenge

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Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?

Tangram Pictures

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Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!

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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.

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.

Traffic Lights

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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. . . .

Diagonal Dodge

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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.

Tandems

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

Sumo

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Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.

Estimating Angles

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How good are you at estimating angles?

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.

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.

Making Maths: Snake Pits

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

Games from Around the World

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

SHOO

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

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...

Nim-7

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

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.

Counters

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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?