Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?

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. . . .

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.

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

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?

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

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

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

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?

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 that tests your understanding of remainders.

There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...

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

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.

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?

Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you develop a strategy to work out the rules controlling each light?

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

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

A game in which players take it in turns to try to draw quadrilaterals (or triangles) with particular properties. Is it possible to fill the game grid?

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 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.

Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?

A game for 2 or more people, based on the traditional card game Rummy. Players aim to make two `tricks', where each trick has to consist of a picture of a shape, a name that describes that shape, and. . . .

A game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.

Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?

Why not challenge a friend to play this transformation game?

Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?

Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?

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?

A game in which players take it in turns to turn up two cards. If they can draw a triangle which satisfies both properties they win the pair of cards. And a few challenging questions to follow...

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?

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.