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

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 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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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?

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

A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.

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?

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

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.

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?

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

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

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

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.

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

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 players. Draw a daisy with at least 5 petals. Shade 1 or 2 petals next to each other. The winner shades the last petal.

A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.

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.

Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

This pair of linked Sudokus matches letters with numbers and hides a seasonal greeting. Can you find it?

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. Take turns to place a counter so that it occupies one of the lowest possible positions in the grid. The first player to complete a line of 4 wins.

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.

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

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.

Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.

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.

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

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. . . .

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

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

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