A game that tests your understanding of remainders.
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 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 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?
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
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...
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?
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?
Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you develop a strategy to work out the rules controlling each light?
How good are you at estimating angles?
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?
Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?
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.
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 using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try
to make an odd number or a multiple of 3.
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
couldn't be fun?
Given the products of diagonally opposite cells - can you complete this Sudoku?
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
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.
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.
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.
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.
Two sudokus in one. Challenge yourself to make the necessary
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 card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
A train building game for 2 players.
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.
Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.
This pair of linked Sudokus matches letters with numbers and hides a seasonal greeting. Can you find it?
A simple game of patience which often comes out. Can you explain
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
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?
Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the
numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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. . . .
Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.
Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?
This is an adding game for two players.
Investigations based on an Indian game.
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?