For Two

Here we have adapted a selection of our tasks so that they can be tackled by just one child working with an adult.

Incey Wincey Spider for Two

Age 5 to 7
Challenge Level

Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?

Guess the Houses for Two

Age 5 to 7
Challenge Level

Guess the Houses game for an adult and child. Can you work out which house your partner has chosen by asking good questions?

Shut the Box for Two

Age 5 to 7
Challenge Level

Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?

En-counters for Two

Age 5 to 7
Challenge Level

Arranging counters activity for adult and child. Can you create the pattern of counters that your partner has made, just by asking questions?

Matching Numbers for Two

Age 5 to 7
Challenge Level

Matching Numbers game for an adult and child. Can you remember where the cards are so you can choose two which match?

Board Block for Two

Age 5 to 7
Challenge Level

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

Stop the Clock for Two

Age 5 to 7
Challenge Level

Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?

Seeing Squares for Two

Age 5 to 11
Challenge Level

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

Totality for Two

Age 5 to 11
Challenge Level

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

Strike it Out for Two

Age 5 to 11
Challenge Level

Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?

Dotty Six for Two

Age 5 to 11
Challenge Level

Dotty Six game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have three sixes in a straight line?

Nim-7 for Two

Age 5 to 14
Challenge Level

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

Four Go for Two

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

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

Train Tactics for Two

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

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

First Connect Three for Two

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

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.

Guess the Dominoes for Two

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

Guess the Dominoes for child and adult. Work out which domino your partner has chosen by asking good questions.

Dicey Operations in Line for Two

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

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

Board Block Challenge for Two

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

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

Nice or Nasty for Two

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

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

What Shape for Two

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

'What Shape?' activity for adult and child. Can you ask good questions so you can work out which shape your partner has chosen?

Factors and Multiples Game for Two

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?

Got It for Two

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

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

Spiralling Decimals for Two

Age 7 to 14
Challenge Level

Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?