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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.

Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.

A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!

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?

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

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.

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

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 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.

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. . . .

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

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

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

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

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?

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

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.

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

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

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 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.

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.

Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?

Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?

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

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?

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?

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.

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

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

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?

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

Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.

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.

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

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

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.

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