Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?

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. . . .

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?

All you need for this game is a pack of cards. While you play the game, think about strategies that will increase your chances of winning.

A maths-based Football World Cup simulation for teachers and students to use.

In this game you throw two dice and find their total, then move the appropriate counter to the right. Which counter reaches the purple box first? Is this what you would expect?

Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.

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

Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.

Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

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 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.

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

A game that tests your understanding of remainders.

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

Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you develop a strategy to work out the rules controlling each light?

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

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

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.

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

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

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 players. Given an arrangement of matchsticks, players take it is turns to remove a matchstick, along with all of the matchsticks that touch it.

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 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. . . .

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?

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 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...

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?

Why not challenge a friend to play this transformation game?

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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

Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

A game to make and play based on the number 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.

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

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

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