Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
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.
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?
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
A game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.
A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.
A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
A game for two players. You'll need some counters.
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?
This is an adding game for two players.
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
A number card game for 2-6 players.
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 matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
A variant on the game Alquerque
A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?
In this game you throw two dice and find their total, then move the appropriate counter to the right. Which counter reaches the purple box first? Is this what you would expect?
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 card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
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.
Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
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?
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
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. . . .
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.
Match the halves.
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 train building game for 2 players.
A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
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.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
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.
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.