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.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown 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.
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
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?
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 number card game for 2-6 players.
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
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?
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 people. Take turns placing a counter on the star. You win when you have completed a line of 3 in your colour.
Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
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 shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
A game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.
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.
This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.
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 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.
Play this game and see if you can figure out the computer's chosen number.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.
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.
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
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. . . .
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
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?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
A game for two players. You'll need some counters.
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
Everthing you have always wanted to do with dominoes! Some of these games are good for practising your mental calculation skills, and some are good for your reasoning skills.
This challenge is a game for two players. Choose two of the numbers to multiply or divide, then mark your answer on the number line. Can you get four in a row?