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9 Hole Light Golf

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We think this 3x3 version of the game is often harder than the 5x5 version. Do you agree? If so, why do you think that might be?

Nice or Nasty for Two

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

Counters

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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?

How Long Does it Take?

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

Four Go for Two

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

Troublesome Triangles

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Many natural systems appear to be in equilibrium until suddenly a critical point is reached, setting up a mudslide or an avalanche or an earthquake. In this project, students will use a simple. . . .

Asteroid Blast

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

Four Go

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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?

Strike it Out for Two

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

Totality

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This is an adding game for two players.

Got it for Two

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

Criss Cross Quiz

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

Play to 37

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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.

Dicey Perimeter, Dicey Area

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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?

Strike it Out

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

Dicey Operations

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

Making Maths: Happy Families

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

The Twelve Pointed Star Game

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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?

Tug Harder!

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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?

Stop or Dare

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All you need for this game is a pack of cards. While you play the game, think about strategies that will increase your chances of winning.

Wild Jack

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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.

Odds and Threes

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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.

Down to Nothing

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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.

Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

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Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

Sliding Game

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

Nice or Nasty

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

The Remainders Game

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A game that tests your understanding of remainders.

Dicey Operations for Two

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

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Who said that adding couldn't be fun?

Factors and Multiples Game for Two

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

Intersection Sudoku 1

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A Sudoku with a twist.

Board Block Challenge for Two

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

Square It

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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.

Sliding Puzzle

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The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.

Learning Mathematics Through Games Series: 4. from Strategy Games

Stage: 1, 2 and 3

Basic strategy games are particularly suitable as starting points for investigations. Players instinctively try to discover a winning strategy, and usually the best way to do this is to analyse. . . .

Fractions and Coins Game

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

Diamond Mine

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

Seasonal Twin Sudokus

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

Making Maths: Snake Pits

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

Ratio Sudoku 2

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A Sudoku with clues as ratios.

Conway's Chequerboard Army

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

Spiralling Decimals for Two

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Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?

Nim-interactive

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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.

Dicey Operations in Line

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

Sprouts Explained

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5

This article invites you to get familiar with a strategic game called "sprouts". The game is simple enough for younger children to understand, and has also provided experienced mathematicians with. . . .

Traffic Lights

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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. . . .

Counter Roundup

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

Winning Lines

Stage: 2, 3 and 4

An article for teachers and pupils that encourages you to look at the mathematical properties of similar games.

Patience

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A simple game of patience which often comes out. Can you explain why?

Totality for Two

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