Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
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.
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 game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
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?
In this game for two players, the idea is to take it in turns to choose 1, 3, 5 or 7. The winner is the first to make the total 37.
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
A number card game for 2-6 players.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.
A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.
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?
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?
A variant on the game Alquerque
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.
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.
Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
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.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
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 interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
Many natural systems appear to be in equilibrium until suddenly a critical point is reached, setting up a mudslide or an avalanche or an earthquake. In this project, students will use a simple. . . .
The computer starts with all the lights off, but then clicks 3, 4 or 5 times at random, leaving some lights on. Can you switch them off again?
Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.
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.
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.
Take it in turns to place a domino on the grid. One to be placed horizontally and the other vertically. Can you make it impossible for your opponent to play?
A train building game for 2 players.
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Match the halves.
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.