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 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.
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?
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
Mr McGregor has a magic potting shed. Overnight, the number of plants in it doubles. He'd like to put the same number of plants in each of three gardens, planting one garden each day. Can he do it?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.
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. . . .
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?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
Slide the pieces to move Khun Phaen past all the guards into the position on the right from which he can escape to freedom.
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
A train building game for 2 players.
Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
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 activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.
How good are you at estimating angles?
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
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?
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.
Can you be the first to complete a row of three?
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.
Arrange the four number cards on the grid, according to the rules, to make a diagonal, vertical or horizontal line.
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?
Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the chairs?
This problem is about investigating whether it is possible to start at one vertex of a platonic solid and visit every other vertex once only returning to the vertex you started at.
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
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.
A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.
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.
Try this interactive strategy game for 2
Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?
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.
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?