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Broad Topics > Using, Applying and Reasoning about Mathematics > Games

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Nice or Nasty

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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The Remainders Game

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

A game that tests your understanding of remainders.

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Estimating Angles

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

How good are you at estimating angles?

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Twinkle Twinkle

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

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.

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Quadrilaterals Game

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

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SHOO

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A complicated game played on a 9 x 9 checkered grid.

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Daisy

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

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Gotcha

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.

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First Connect Three for Two

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

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.

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Roundabout

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

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Tac-tickle

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Dicey Addition

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Who said that adding couldn't be fun?

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Primary Advent Calendar 2010

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Games from Around the World

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Board Block Challenge for Two

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Totality for Two

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Dicey Operations in Line

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Have You Got It?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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Jumping Reindeer

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

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Multiplication Tables - Matching Cards

Age 5 to 14 Challenge Level:

Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.

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Calculator Bingo

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

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Diagonal Dodge

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

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.

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Dicey Operations

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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Charlie's Delightful Machine

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you develop a strategy to work out the rules controlling each light?

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Strike it Out

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Building Stars

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

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Traffic Lights

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

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Patience

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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Snail Trails

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

This is a game for two players. You will need some small-square grid paper, a die and two felt-tip pens or highlighters. Players take turns to roll the die, then move that number of squares in. . . .

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Property Chart

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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?

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Squayles

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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.

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Khun Phaen Escapes to Freedom

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.

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Conway's Chequerboard Army

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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Sliding Game

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Coordinate Cunning

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

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Olympic Cards

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Diamond Mine

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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Fifteen

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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Tricky Track

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

In this game you throw two dice and find their total, then move the appropriate counter to the right. Which counter reaches the purple box first? Is this what you would expect?

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Nim-7 for Two

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Flip Flop - Matching Cards

Age 5 to 14 Challenge Level:

A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory

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Lambs and Tigers

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Investigations based on an Indian game.

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First Connect Three

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

The idea of this game is to add or subtract the two numbers on the dice and cover the result on the grid, trying to get a line of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?

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Part the Piles

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Four Go

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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Spiralling Decimals

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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Strike it Out for Two

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Dicey Operations for Two

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Totality

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

This is an adding game for two players.

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Spiralling Decimals for Two

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

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