A game that tests your understanding of remainders.
A game for 2 or more people, based on the traditional card game
Rummy. Players aim to make two `tricks', where each trick has to
consist of a picture of a shape, a name that describes that shape,
and. . . .
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
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.
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
A game in which players take it in turns to turn up two cards. If
they can draw a triangle which satisfies both properties they win
the pair of cards. And a few challenging questions to follow...
A game in which players take it in turns to try to draw
quadrilaterals (or triangles) with particular properties. Is it
possible to fill the game grid?
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.
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?
Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?
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.
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.
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you develop a strategy to work out the rules controlling each light?
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
couldn't be fun?
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?
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
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?
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?
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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 card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.
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.
Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?
A game for 2 players. Can be played online. One player has 1 red
counter, the other has 4 blue. The red counter needs to reach the
other side, and the blue needs to trap the red.
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
Unmultiply is a game of quick estimation. You need to find two numbers that multiply together to something close to the given target - fast! 10 levels with a high scores table.
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.
Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
A train building game for 2 players.
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.
A simple game of patience which often comes out. Can you explain
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
Practise your diamond mining skills and your x,y coordination in this homage to Pacman.
Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
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?