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 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?
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
This is an adding game for two players.
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
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.
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?
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
A number card game for 2-6 players.
A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.
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.
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
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?
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.
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 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?
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.
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
A game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.
A game for two players. You'll need some counters.
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?
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
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 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.
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
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.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
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.
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 2 people. Take turns placing a counter on the star. You win when you have completed a line of 3 in your colour.
A fun game for two. 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?
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?