There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
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.
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.
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.
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?
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
Dicey Operations for an adult and child. Can you get close to 1000 than your partner?
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
A game that tests your understanding of remainders.
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?
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?
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
Given the products of diagonally opposite cells - can you complete this Sudoku?
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
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 or more people, based on the traditional card game Rummy. Players aim to make two `tricks', where each trick has to consist of a picture of a shape, a name that describes that shape, and. . . .
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
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.
Unmultiply is a game of quick estimation. You need to find two numbers that multiply together to something close to the given target - fast! 10 levels with a high scores table.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
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.
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.
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?
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?
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?
This is an adding game for two players.
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
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?
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?
The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.
A Sudoku with a twist.
Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?
A Sudoku with clues as ratios.
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.
Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
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. . . .
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.
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. . . .
The computer starts with all the lights off, but then clicks 3, 4 or 5 times at random, leaving some lights on. Can you switch them off again?
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.