In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
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?
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
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.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
A train building game for 2 players.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
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 2 people. Take turns placing a counter on the star. You win when you have completed a line of 3 in your colour.
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.
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 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
A game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.
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?
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.
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?
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.
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. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
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.
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?
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 that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.
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 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.
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. . . .
Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
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 shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
Play this game and see if you can figure out the computer's chosen number.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
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.
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
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?