Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?

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, 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?

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.

Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.

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

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

Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?

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

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

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

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?

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?

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

A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.

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

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.

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

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 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 people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.

An interactive game to be played on your own or with friends. Imagine you are having a party. Each person takes it in turns to stand behind the chair where they will get the most chocolate.

A game for two people, who take turns to move the counters. The player to remove the last counter from the board wins.

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

Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.

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. . . .

There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...

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 make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?

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

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

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?

Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.

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

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 or more players with a pack of cards. Practise your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to hit the target score.

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