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.

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

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

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 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. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.

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.

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...

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

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

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 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 activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

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

Start with any number of counters in any number of piles. 2 players take it in turns to remove any number of counters from a single pile. The winner is the player to take the last counter.

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 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.

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 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.

Given the products of diagonally opposite cells - can you complete this Sudoku?

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

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?

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.

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?

Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?

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?

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

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

Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?

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

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

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

Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?

A game to make and play based on the number line.

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