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Stop or Dare

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

All you need for this game is a pack of cards. While you play the game, think about strategies that will increase your chances of winning.

Snail Trails

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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. . . .

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?

Tricky Track

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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?

Football World Cup Simulation

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

9 Hole Light Golf

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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?

Multiplication Tables - Matching Cards

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Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.

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

Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 4. from Strategy Games

Stage: 1, 2 and 3

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. . . .

Low Go

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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.

Diamond Mine

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Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.

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?

Patience

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A simple game of patience which often comes out. Can you explain why?

Ratio Pairs 3

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Match pairs of cards so that they have equivalent ratios.

The Twelve Pointed Star Game

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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?

Fifteen

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

Flip Flop - Matching Cards

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A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory

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.

Domino Magic Rectangle

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

An ordinary set of dominoes can be laid out as a 7 by 4 magic rectangle in which all the spots in all the columns add to 24, while those in the rows add to 42. Try it! Now try the magic square...

Seasonal Twin Sudokus

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This pair of linked Sudokus matches letters with numbers and hides a seasonal greeting. Can you find it?

Sliding Game

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

Train

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A train building game for 2 players.

Odds and Threes

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

SHOO

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.

Fractions and Coins Game

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Intersection Sudoku 1

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A Sudoku with a twist.

Traffic Lights

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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. . . .

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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.

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.

Down to Nothing

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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.

Jumping Reindeer

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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.

Squayles

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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.

Do You Measure Up?

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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.

Nim-interactive

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Start with any number of counters in any number of piles. 2 players take it in turns to remove any number of counters from a single pile. The winner is the player to take the last counter.

Ratio Sudoku 2

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A Sudoku with clues as ratios.

Conway's Chequerboard Army

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

Square It

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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.

Sliding Puzzle

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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.

Tac-tickle

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This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.

Wild Jack

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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.

Making Maths: Snake Pits

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

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Four numbers on an intersection that need to be placed in the surrounding cells. That is all you need to know to solve this sudoku.

Train for Two

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

Four Go for Two

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

Square it for Two

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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

Factors and Multiples Game for Two

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Dicey Operations for Two

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

How Long Does it Take?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.

First Connect Three for Two

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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.

Board Block for Two

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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