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

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?

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

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?

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?

Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?

A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any 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 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!

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

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

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

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?

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?

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

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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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. . . .

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

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

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

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.

Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?

A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.

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.

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?

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.

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

In this article for teachers, Liz Woodham describes the criteria she uses to choose mathematical games for the classroom and shares some examples from NRICH.

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

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

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