A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
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 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.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
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?
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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 two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
An odd version of tic tac toe
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
A train building game for 2 players.
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Match the halves.
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
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 generic circular pegboard resource.
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
What are the coordinates of the coloured dots that mark out the tangram? Try changing the position of the origin. What happens to the coordinates now?
Ahmed has some wooden planks to use for three sides of a rabbit run against the shed. What quadrilaterals would he be able to make with the planks of different lengths?
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.
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
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.
What shaped overlaps can you make with two circles which are the same size? What shapes are 'left over'? What shapes can you make when the circles are different sizes?
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?
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
A simulation of target archery practice
If you hang two weights on one side of this balance, in how many different ways can you hang three weights on the other side for it to be balanced?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
An activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
A game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.
Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?
Use the interactivity to make this Islamic star and cross design. Can you produce a tessellation of regular octagons with two different types of triangle?
Use the clues to colour each square.
Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?