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.

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 game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.

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

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

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?

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

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.

This challenge is a game for two players. Choose two numbers from the grid and multiply or divide, then mark your answer on the number line. Can you get four in a row before your partner?

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.

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

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

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?

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

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

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

Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.

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

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

A game that tests your understanding of remainders.

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?

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. Draw a daisy with at least 5 petals. Shade 1 or 2 petals next to each other. The winner shades the last petal.

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. 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.

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

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 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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?

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?

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

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

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

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.

Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?

Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.

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. . . .

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.

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

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

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

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?