Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?

Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?

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

An interactive game for 1 person. You are given a rectangle with 50 squares on it. Roll the dice to get a percentage between 2 and 100. How many squares is this? Keep going until you get 100. . . .

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

A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!

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.

Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?

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?

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?

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

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 2 people that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.

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 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.

A game for 2 players. Given a board of dots in a grid pattern, players take turns drawing a line by connecting 2 adjacent dots. Your goal is to complete more squares than your opponent.

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

A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.

This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?

A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves

In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.

A game to be played against the computer, or in groups. Pick a 7-digit number. A random digit is generated. What must you subract to remove the digit from your number? the first to zero wins.

A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with the measuring tool shown.

Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

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.

Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.

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?

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

An extension of noughts and crosses in which the grid is enlarged and the length of the winning line can to altered to 3, 4 or 5.

This challenge is a game for two players. Choose two numbers from the grid and multiply or divide, then mark your answer on the number line. Can you get four in a row before your partner?

Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?

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

Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?

A game that tests your understanding of remainders.

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

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.