This is an adding game for two players.
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?
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
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?
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
A game for 2 players. Using 2 dice, some counters and a games board, can you form a line of counters from one side of the board to the other?
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
A game for 2 people using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try to make an odd number or a multiple of 3.
A number card game for 2-6 players.
Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.
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.
A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.
In this game for two players, you throw two dice and find the product. How many shapes can you draw on the grid which have that area or perimeter?
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
A game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remover them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?
A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
Have a go at this game which involves throwing two dice and adding their totals. Where should you place your counters to be more likely to win?
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
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.
A game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.
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.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
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.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.
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. . . .
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.
Try this version of Snap with a friend - do you know the order of the days of the week?
Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
A fun game for two. You'll need some counters.
Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
A game for two players. You'll need some counters.
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?