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

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

A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?

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

Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?

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.

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

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 people using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try to make an odd number or a multiple of 3.

Given the products of diagonally opposite cells - can you complete this Sudoku?

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

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.

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 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.

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

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. . . .

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 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 two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

Match the cards of the same value.

A game that tests your understanding of remainders.

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

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

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

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.

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?

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?

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!

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

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

Dicey Operations for an adult and child. Can you get close to 1000 than your partner?