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

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

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?

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 that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of 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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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 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.

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.

A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.

Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?

Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?

Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?

Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?

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.

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.

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

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. . . .

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?

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?

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

Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.

A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.

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

A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with the measuring tool shown.

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

Dicey Operations for an adult and child. Can you get close to 1000 than your partner?