Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
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?
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.
Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remove them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?
Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?
This is an adding game for two players.
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
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.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
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?
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?
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.
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
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 interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
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.
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!
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?
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 card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
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 train building game for 2 players.
A game for two players on a large squared space.
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.
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
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?
Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?
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 game to make and play based on the number line.
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.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
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. . . .
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?
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 played with a standard pack of cards.
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.
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
A fun game for two. You'll need some counters.
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.