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

Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?

Dicey Operations for an adult and child. Can you get close to 1000 than 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 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 that tests your understanding of remainders.

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

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

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

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 players. Draw a daisy with at least 5 petals. Shade 1 or 2 petals next to each other. The winner shades the last petal.

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.

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 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 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?

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

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 game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.

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.

Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?

Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?

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?

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?

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

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...

Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?

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?

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?

A game for 2 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.

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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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

A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory

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

Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.

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

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

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

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

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.

Why not challenge a friend to play this transformation game?