Try this version of Snap with a friend - do you know the order of the days of the week?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
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 2 people that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
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.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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. . . .
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 variant on the game Alquerque
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
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 matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
A train building game for 2 players.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
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.
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
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.
Match the halves.
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
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 game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
A game for two players. You'll need some counters.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
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?
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
An odd version of tic tac toe
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
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?
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.
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?
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
A game for two players on a large squared space.
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?
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
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.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
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.