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.

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

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?

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?

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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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

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.

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

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.

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

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?

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

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?

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

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.

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.

A simple game of patience which often comes out. Can you explain why?

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

Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.

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

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

Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?

Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?

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?

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 in which players take it in turns to try to draw quadrilaterals (or triangles) with particular properties. Is it possible to fill the game grid?

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.

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.

A game for 2 players. Given an arrangement of matchsticks, players take it is turns to remove a matchstick, along with all of the matchsticks that touch it.

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

Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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...

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?