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Traffic Lights

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 wins.

Sumo

A number game requiring a strategy.

Daisy

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.

Noughts and Crosses

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Now play Tic Tac Toe (Noughts and Crosses). If you play correctly you never lose and if your opponent plays correctly you cannot win.

Look at all of these games. What do you notice about the strategies they employ?

We suggest tackling them in the order given.