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?

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

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

A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!

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 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.

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

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

Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?

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

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.

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

Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?

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?

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?

Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?

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?

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?

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.

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 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?

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.

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 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.

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

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. . . .

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.

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?

First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.

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

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

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 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.

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.

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 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.

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

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 people. Take turns placing a counter on the star. You win when you have completed a line of 3 in your colour.

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