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 two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
A game for two players. You'll need some counters.
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.
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?
Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.
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 number card game for 2-6 players.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
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?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
A train building game for 2 players.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
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 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
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 shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the variations too?
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 card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
A game for 2 people that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
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.
Match the halves.
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
A game to make and play based on the number line.
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.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
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. . . .
Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
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 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.
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
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?
A game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.
This is an adding game for two players.
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?