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.
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
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.
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.
A variant on the game Alquerque
An activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.
Match the halves.
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remove them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?
An odd version of tic tac toe
A generic circular pegboard resource.
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.
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. . . .
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
Place the numbers from 1 to 9 in the squares below so that the difference between joined squares is odd. How many different ways can you do this?
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
There are nine teddies in Teddy Town - three red, three blue and three yellow. There are also nine houses, three of each colour. Can you put them on the map of Teddy Town according to the rules?
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.
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
Take it in turns to place a domino on the grid. One to be placed horizontally and the other vertically. Can you make it impossible for your opponent to play?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the variations too?
Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
There are three versions of this challenge. The idea is to change the colour of all the spots on the grid. Can you do it in fewer throws of the dice?
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?
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
NRICH December 2006 advent calendar - a new tangram for each day in the run-up to Christmas.
A train building game for 2 players.
How good are you at estimating angles?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.
Try out the lottery that is played in a far-away land. What is the chance of winning?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?
How many different rhythms can you make by putting two drums on the wheel?
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?