A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
A game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.
A game for 2 players. Draw a daisy with at least 5 petals. Shade 1 or 2 petals next to each other. The winner shades the last petal.
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?
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.
A fun game for two. You'll need some counters.
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
This is an adding game for two players.
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
A number card game for 2-6 players.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.
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.
Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
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. 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?
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. . . .
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?
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
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.
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?
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.
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?
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.
Investigations based on an Indian game.
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
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.
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.
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.
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
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?
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
A simple game of patience which often comes out. Can you explain why?
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. . . .
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?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
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.
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
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.
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.