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.

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

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your oponent.

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

A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.

Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?

In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.

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?

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.

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. . . .

This pair of linked Sudokus matches letters with numbers and hides a seasonal greeting. Can you find it?

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.

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 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 people that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.

A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.

A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.

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.

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.

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

Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

Two sudokus in one. Challenge yourself to make the necessary connections.

Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?

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?

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

Dicey Operations for an adult and child. Can you get close to 1000 than your partner?

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

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

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

Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?

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...

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

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.

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

Two sudokus in one. Challenge yourself to make the necessary connections.

A game that tests your understanding of remainders.

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

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.

Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?

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