Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
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.
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.
A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
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?
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 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
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 or more players with a pack of cards. Practise your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to hit the target score.
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?
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
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.
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.
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
A game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.
Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?
A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.
A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
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 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.
A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.
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.
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. . . .
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?
A game for 2 people. Take turns placing a counter on the star. You win when you have completed a line of 3 in your colour.
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?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
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?
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?
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!