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

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

Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?

Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?

How have the numbers been placed in this Carroll diagram? Which labels would you put on each row and column?

This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.

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?

Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.

How many solutions can you find to this sum? Each of the different letters stands for a different number.

A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!

Can you draw a continuous line through 16 numbers on this grid so that the total of the numbers you pass through is as high as possible?

Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.

Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?

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.

Place the numbers from 1 to 9 in the squares below so that the difference between joined squares is odd. How many different ways can you do this?

Start by putting one million (1 000 000) into the display of your calculator. Can you reduce this to 7 using just the 7 key and add, subtract, multiply, divide and equals as many times as you like?

Fill in the numbers to make the sum of each row, column and diagonal equal to 34. For an extra challenge try the huge American Flag magic square.

Fill in the missing numbers so that adding each pair of corner numbers gives you the number between them (in the box).

Tell your friends that you have a strange calculator that turns numbers backwards. What secret number do you have to enter to make 141 414 turn around?

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?

Try adding together the dates of all the days in one week. Now multiply the first date by 7 and add 21. Can you explain what happens?

Mrs Morgan, the class's teacher, pinned numbers onto the backs of three children. Use the information to find out what the three numbers were.

Place the digits 1 to 9 into the circles so that each side of the triangle adds to the same total.

What do the digits in the number fifteen add up to? How many other numbers have digits with the same total but no zeros?

Put operations signs between the numbers 3 4 5 6 to make the highest possible number and lowest possible number.

On Planet Plex, there are only 6 hours in the day. Can you answer these questions about how Arog the Alien spends his day?

Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.

In how many ways could Mrs Beeswax put ten coins into her three puddings so that each pudding ended up with at least two coins?

Cassandra, David and Lachlan are brothers and sisters. They range in age between 1 year and 14 years. Can you figure out their exact ages from the clues?

Put the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 into the squares so that the numbers on each circle add up to the same amount. Can you find the rule for giving another set of six numbers?

Fill in the numbers to make the sum of each row, column and diagonal equal to 15.

Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

Can you make a cycle of pairs that add to make a square number using all the numbers in the box below, once and once only?

Sam got into an elevator. He went down five floors, up six floors, down seven floors, then got out on the second floor. On what floor did he get on?

Arrange three 1s, three 2s and three 3s in this square so that every row, column and diagonal adds to the same total.

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.

The clockmaker's wife cut up his birthday cake to look like a clock face. Can you work out who received each piece?

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

Choose four of the numbers from 1 to 9 to put in the squares so that the differences between joined squares are odd.

This problem is based on a code using two different prime numbers less than 10. You'll need to multiply them together and shift the alphabet forwards by the result. Can you decipher the code?

As you come down the ladders of the Tall Tower you collect useful spells. Which way should you go to collect the most spells?

Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?

Woof is a big dog. Yap is a little dog. Emma has 16 dog biscuits to give to the two dogs. She gave Woof 4 more biscuits than Yap. How many biscuits did each dog get?

Move from the START to the FINISH by moving across or down to the next square. Can you find a route to make these totals?