Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
A game for two players on a large squared space.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
A variant on the game Alquerque
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.
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
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.
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. . . .
Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
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?
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
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.
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.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
A train building game for 2 players.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
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?
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.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Match the halves.
A game to make and play based on the number line.
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
Try this interactive strategy game for 2
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.
Play a dice game of chance
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?
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?
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
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.
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
A game for two players. You'll need some counters.
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
An odd version of tic tac toe
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
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.
Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?