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?
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
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.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
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 is an adding game for two players.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
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!
A fun game for two. You'll need some counters.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths
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. . . .
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.
A train building game for 2 players.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of
A game to make and play based on the number line.
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.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
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. . . .
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
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 card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
A game in which players take it in turns to turn up two cards. If
they can draw a triangle which satisfies both properties they win
the pair of cards. And a few challenging questions to follow...
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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 game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
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 simple game of patience which often comes out. Can you explain
Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?
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.
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
This is a game for two players. You will need some small-square
grid paper, a die and two felt-tip pens or highlighters. Players
take turns to roll the die, then move that number of squares in. . . .
Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
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.
Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your oponent.
Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?
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.
Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?
Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?