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?
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
This is an adding game for two players.
In this game for two players, you throw two dice and find the product. How many shapes can you draw on the grid which have that area or perimeter?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
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.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
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.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
A train building game for 2 players.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
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 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
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 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 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 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.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
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.
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?
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
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.
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
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.
Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.
Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?
Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?
A game to make and play based on the number line.
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
Dicey Operations for an adult and child. Can you get close to 1000 than your partner?
Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
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.
Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.
Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.