Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?
Play this game and see if you can figure out the computer's chosen number.
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?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
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 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 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.
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.
Try this interactive strategy game for 2
Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?
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.
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.
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 for 2 people using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try to make an odd number or a multiple of 3.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
A train building game for 2 players.
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
A game to make and play based on the number line.
A game for two players on a large squared space.
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
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.
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
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.
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?
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
Basic strategy games are particularly suitable as starting points for investigations. Players instinctively try to discover a winning strategy, and usually the best way to do this is to analyse. . . .
An activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.
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.
First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.
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. Given an arrangement of matchsticks, players take it is turns to remove a matchstick, along with all of the matchsticks that touch it.
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.
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.
This is a game for two players. You will need some small-square grid paper, a die and two felt-tip pens or highlighters. Players take turns to roll the die, then move that number of squares in. . . .
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.