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.
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.
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
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?
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
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.
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.
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?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
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?
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
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. . . .
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
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?
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 activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
An odd version of tic tac toe
A train building game for 2 players.
A variant on the game Alquerque
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
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.
Match the halves.
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?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
Place the numbers 1 to 6 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.
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.
How many different rhythms can you make by putting two drums on the wheel?
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.
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
How good are you at estimating angles?
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?
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
Play a dice game of chance
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
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.
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?
Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10.
Starting with the number 180, take away 9 again and again, joining up the dots as you go. Watch out - don't join all the dots!
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
In your bank, you have three types of coins. The number of spots shows how much they are worth. Can you choose coins to exchange with the groups given to make the same total?
You have 4 red and 5 blue counters. How many ways can they be placed on a 3 by 3 grid so that all the rows columns and diagonals have an even number of red counters?
This problem is based on a code using two different prime numbers less than 10. You'll need to multiply them together and shift the alphabet forwards by the result. Can you decipher the code?