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Counter Roundup

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A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

Makeover

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

Put Yourself in a Box

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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.

Seeing Squares for Two

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Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

Seeing Squares

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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.

The Path of the Dice

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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.

Endless Noughts and Crosses

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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.

Go Moku

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A game for two players on a large squared space.

Incey Wincey Spider for Two

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Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?

Stop the Clock

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This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?

Dragons and Swans

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A game for two players. You'll need some counters.

Part the Piles

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Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?

Making Maths: Happy Families

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Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.

Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

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Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

Building Stars

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An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

Noughts and Crosses

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A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!

Coordinate Cunning

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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.

Stop the Clock for Two

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

Alquerque II

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A variant on the game Alquerque

L-ateral Thinking

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Try this interactive strategy game for 2

Train

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A train building game for 2 players.

Tangram Pictures

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

Chocolate Bars

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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.

Penta Play

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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.

Scissors, Paper, Rock

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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?

100 Percent

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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. . . .

Ratio Pairs 2

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A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.

Calculator Bingo

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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.

Board Block

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Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?

Horizontal Vertical

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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?

Game of PIG - Ones

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Play a dice game of chance

Fraction Card Game 1

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Match the halves.

Board Block for Two

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Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?

Tug of War

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

Fractions and Coins Game

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Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.

Odd Tic Tac

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An odd version of tic tac toe

Factors and Multiples Game for Two

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Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?

Counters

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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?

Train for Two

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Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?

Board Block Challenge

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Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?

Subtraction Squares

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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?

Making Maths: Snake Pits

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A game to make and play based on the number line.

Nim-7

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

Diagonal Dodge

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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.

Line of Four

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

Sumo

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Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.

Incey Wincey Spider

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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?

Crocogator

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

Up and Down Donkey

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A number card game for 2-6 players.