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?
A train building game for 2 players.
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
This game is known as Pong hau k'i in China and Ou-moul-ko-no in Korea. Find a friend to play or try the interactive version online.
A game for 2 players with similaritlies to NIM. Place one counter on each spot on the games board. Players take it is turns to remove 1 or 2 adjacent counters. The winner picks up the last counter.
A game for two players based on a game from the Somali people of Africa. The first player to pick all the other's 'pumpkins' is the winner.
A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.
This article invites you to get familiar with a strategic game called "sprouts". The game is simple enough for younger children to understand, and has also provided experienced mathematicians with significant food for thought.
Twenty four games for the run-up to Christmas.
Fancy a game of cricket? Here is a mathematical version you can play indoors without breaking any windows.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
These games devised by Jenni Way use dot cards which will help children see the structure of numbers 1-6 and give them confidence as they begin to add and subtract these numbers.
This Chinese game for two players is a simple version of Wei ch'i or Go. Each player has 20 distinctive pieces - try coins, pebbles, shells. You could try marking the board out in wet sand.
A game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.
A number card game for 2-6 players.