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.

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

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 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.

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?

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

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 that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.

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

A game for 2 players. Given a board of dots in a grid pattern, players take turns drawing a line by connecting 2 adjacent dots. Your goal is to complete more squares than your opponent.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?

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

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

A game that tests your understanding of remainders.

Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves

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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.

A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?

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.

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?

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!

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. . . .

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?

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

Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.