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### Going for Games

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In this article for teachers, Liz Woodham describes the criteria she uses to choose mathematical games for the classroom and shares some examples from NRICH.

### Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 2.types of Games

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This article, the second in the series, looks at some different types of games and the sort of mathematical thinking they can develop.

### Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 1. Why Games?

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This article supplies teachers with information that may be useful in better understanding the nature of games and their role in teaching and learning mathematics.

### Using Games in the Classroom

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Gillian Hatch analyses what goes on when mathematical games are used as a pedagogic device.

### Learning Mathematics Through Games: 3. Creating Your Own Games

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Not all of us a bursting with creative game ideas, but there are several ways to go about creating a game that will assist even the busiest and most reluctant game designer.

### Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 4. from Strategy Games

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

Basic strategy games are particularly suitable as starting points for investigations. Players instinctively try to discover a winning strategy, and usually the best way to do this is to analyse. . . .

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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.

### Multiplication Tables - Matching Cards

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

### Tac-tickle

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

### SHOO

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A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.

### Traffic Lights

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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. . . .

### Making Maths: Snake Pits

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A game to make and play based on the number line.

### Jumping Reindeer

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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.

### Line of Four

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A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.

### Daisy

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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.

### Sumo

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Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.

### Sliding Game

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A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.

### Gotcha

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

### Tantrix Discovery

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A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.

### Counter Roundup

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A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

### Domino Magic Rectangle

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An ordinary set of dominoes can be laid out as a 7 by 4 magic rectangle in which all the spots in all the columns add to 24, while those in the rows add to 42. Try it! Now try the magic square...

### First Connect Three for Two

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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.

### Matching Time

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Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.

### Spiralling Decimals

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

### Totality for Two

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

### Board Block Challenge for Two

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

### Dicey Operations in Line

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

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Who said that adding couldn't be fun?

### Spiralling Decimals for Two

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

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

### Games from Around the World

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

### Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

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Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

### Low Go

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A game for 2 players. Take turns to place a counter so that it occupies one of the lowest possible positions in the grid. The first player to complete a line of 4 wins.

### Fifteen

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

### Making Maths: Happy Families

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Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.

### Tangram Pictures

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Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!

### Incey Wincey Spider

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You'll need two dice to play this game against a partner. Will Incey Wincey make it to the top of the drain pipe or the bottom of the drain pipe first?

### Olympic Cards

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Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.

### Pentanim

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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.

### Online

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A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.

### Matching Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

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An activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.

### Four Go

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This challenge is a game for two players. Choose two numbers from the grid and multiply or divide, then mark your answer on the number line. Can you get four in a row before your partner?

### Twinkle Twinkle

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A game for 2 people. Take turns placing a counter on the star. You win when you have completed a line of 3 in your colour.

### First Connect Three

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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?

### Dominoes

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Everthing you have always wanted to do with dominoes! Some of these games are good for practising your mental calculation skills, and some are good for your reasoning skills.

### Up and Down Donkey

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A number card game for 2-6 players.

### Crocogator

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A game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.

### Dragons and Swans

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A game for two players. You'll need some counters.

### Tandems

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A fun game for two. You'll need some counters.

### Flip Flop - Matching Cards

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