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### Ratio Pairs 2

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A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.

### 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.

### Building Stars

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

### 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?

### Fractions and Coins Game

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

### Train

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A train building game for 2 players.

### 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?

### 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!

### 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. . . .

### 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.

### 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?

### 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.

### 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.

### 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.

### L-ateral Thinking

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

Try this interactive strategy game for 2

### 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.

### Twinkle Twinkle

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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.

### 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.

### Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

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Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

### 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.

### 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.

### Tangram Pictures

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

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

### Conway's Chequerboard Army

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?

### Asteroid Blast

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### 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.

### Making Maths: Snake Pits

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

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

### Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty

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

There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...

### Low Go

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Strike it Out

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

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

### Olympic Cards

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

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

### 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.

### 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...

### Sliding Game

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

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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.

### Do You Measure Up?

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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.

### 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.

### 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. . . .

### Criss Cross Quiz

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Factors and Multiples Game

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

A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?

### Nim-7

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

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

### First Connect Three

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

The idea of this game is to add or subtract the two numbers on the dice and cover the result on the grid, trying to get a line of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?

### Four Go

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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?

### 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.

### Transformation Game

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Why not challenge a friend to play this transformation game?

### Tricky Track

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### 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.

### Odds and Threes

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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.