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### Estimating Angles

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

How good are you at estimating angles?

### Tower Rescue

##### Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Help the bee to build a stack of blocks far enough to save his friend trapped in the tower.

### Sliding Puzzle

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.

### Game of PIG - Sixes

##### Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?

### Games Related to Nim

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

This article for teachers describes several games, found on the site, all of which have a related structure that can be used to develop the skills of strategic planning.

### Nim-like Games

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A collection of games on the NIM theme

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.

### Pentanim

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players with similaritlies to NIM. Place one counter on each spot on the games board. Players take it is turns to remove 1 or 2 adjacent counters. The winner picks up the last counter.

### Winning Lines

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4

An article for teachers and pupils that encourages you to look at the mathematical properties of similar games.

### Diagonal Sums Sudoku

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.

### Penta Play

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Sumo

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.

### Tricky Track

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Line of Four

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.

### Asteroid Blast

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Tantrix Discovery

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.

### The Path of the Dice

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### Intersection Sums Sudoku

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A Sudoku with clues given as sums of entries.

### 18 Hole Light Golf

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

The computer starts with all the lights off, but then clicks 3, 4 or 5 times at random, leaving some lights on. Can you switch them off again?

### Shut the Box

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

An old game but lots of arithmetic!

### Nim-7 for Two

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?

### Shut the Box for Two

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Who said that adding couldn't be fun?

### Double or Halve?

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Diagonal Dodge

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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.

### Tug Harder!

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### L-ateral Thinking

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Try this interactive strategy game for 2

### Sprouts Explained

##### Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5

This article invites you to get familiar with a strategic game called "sprouts". The game is simple enough for younger children to understand, and has also provided experienced mathematicians with. . . .

### Low Go

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players. Take turns to place a counter so that it occupies one of the lowest possible positions in the grid. The first player to complete a line of 4 wins.

### The Twelve Pointed Star Game

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

### Online

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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.

### Sprouts

##### Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 people. Take turns joining two dots, until your opponent is unable to move.

### Crocogator

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

A game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.

### Dominoes

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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.

### Tug of War

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Nim-7

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?

### Slippery Snail

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A game for two people, who take turns to move the counters. The player to remove the last counter from the board wins.

### Game of PIG - Ones

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Play a dice game of chance

### Tangram Pictures

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!

### Going for Games

##### Stage: 1 and 2

In this article for teachers, Liz Woodham describes the criteria she uses to choose mathematical games for the classroom and shares some examples from NRICH.

### Strike it Out

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.

### Nice or Nasty

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...

### Poker Bingo

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

A game played with a standard pack of cards.

### 9 Hole Light Golf

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

We think this 3x3 version of the game is often harder than the 5x5 version. Do you agree? If so, why do you think that might be?

### Football World Cup Simulation

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A maths-based Football World Cup simulation for teachers and students to use.

### Olympic Cards

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.

### Troublesome Triangles

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Many natural systems appear to be in equilibrium until suddenly a critical point is reached, setting up a mudslide or an avalanche or an earthquake. In this project, students will use a simple. . . .

### Endless Noughts and Crosses

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

### The Remainders Game

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

A game that tests your understanding of remainders.