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### Going for Games

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In this article for teachers, Liz Woodham describes the criteria she uses to choose mathematical games for the classroom and shares some examples from NRICH.

### Learning Mathematics Through Games: 3. Creating Your Own Games

##### Stage: 1

Not all of us a bursting with creative game ideas, but there are several ways to go about creating a game that will assist even the busiest and most reluctant game designer.

### Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 2.types of Games

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

This article, the second in the series, looks at some different types of games and the sort of mathematical thinking they can develop.

### Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 1. Why Games?

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

This article supplies teachers with information that may be useful in better understanding the nature of games and their role in teaching and learning mathematics.

### Using Games in the Classroom

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4

Gillian Hatch analyses what goes on when mathematical games are used as a pedagogic device.

### Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 4. from Strategy Games

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

Basic strategy games are particularly suitable as starting points for investigations. Players instinctively try to discover a winning strategy, and usually the best way to do this is to analyse. . . .

### Money Line-up

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In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.

### Criss Cross Quiz

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

### Daisy

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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.

### Gotcha

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A game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.

### Ratio Pairs 2

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A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.

### Tug Harder!

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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?

### The Twelve Pointed Star Game

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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?

### Asteroid Blast

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A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.

### Building Stars

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An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

### Coordinate Cunning

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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.

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

### Chocolate Bars

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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.

### Games from Around the World

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Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.

### Scissors, Paper, Rock

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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?

### Incey Wincey Spider

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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?

### Olympic Cards

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

### Strike it Out

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

### Horizontal Vertical

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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?

### Fractions and Coins Game

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

### Fraction Card Game 1

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Match the halves.

### Double or Halve?

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

### Odds and Threes

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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.

### Train

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A train building game for 2 players.

### Sliding Game

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

### SHOO

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A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.

### Board Block

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Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?

### Shut the Box

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An old game but lots of arithmetic!

### Wild Jack

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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.

### Nice or Nasty

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

### Down to Nothing

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A game for 2 or more people. Starting with 100, subratct a number from 1 to 9 from the total. You score for making an odd number, a number ending in 0 or a multiple of 6.

### Jumping Reindeer

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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.

### Traffic Lights

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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. . . .

### Making Maths: Happy Families

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

### Tac-tickle

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

### Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

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Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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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.

### Matching Time

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

### Play to 37

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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.

### Totality for Two

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Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.

### Board Block for Two

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Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?

### Nim-7 for Two

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

### Strike it Out for Two

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Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?

### Dragons and Swans

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A game for two players. You'll need some counters.

### Four Go for Two

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Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?