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The Twelve Pointed Star Game

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Have a go at this game which involves throwing two dice and adding their totals. Where should you place your counters to be more likely to win?

Tricky Track

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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?

Game of PIG - Sixes

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Can you beat Piggy in this simple dice game? Can you figure out Piggy's strategy, and is there a better one?

Shut the Box

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An old game but lots of arithmetic!

Shut the Box for Two

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Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?

A Bit of a Dicey Problem

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When you throw two regular, six-faced dice you have more chance of getting one particular result than any other. What result would that be? Why is this?

Asteroid Blast

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A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.

Tug of War

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Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?

Odds or Sixes?

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Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?

Double or Halve?

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Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?

Tug Harder!

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In this game, you can add, subtract, multiply or divide the numbers on the dice. Which will you do so that you get to the end of the number line first?

Game of PIG - Ones

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Play a dice game of chance

Roll These Dice

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Roll two red dice and a green dice. Add the two numbers on the red dice and take away the number on the green. What are all the different possibilities that could come up?

Three Dice

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Investigate the sum of the numbers on the top and bottom faces of a line of three dice. What do you notice?

Dice and Spinners Environment

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

A tool for generating random integers.

The Dice Train

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This dice train has been made using specific rules. How many different trains can you make?

Dice and Spinner Numbers

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

If you had any number of ordinary dice, what are the possible ways of making their totals 6? What would the product of the dice be each time?

Dice Stairs

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Can you make dice stairs using the rules stated? How do you know you have all the possible stairs?

Six Ten Total

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This challenge combines addition, multiplication, perseverance and even proof.

Dice in a Corner

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How could you arrange at least two dice in a stack so that the total of the visible spots is 18?

Right or Left?

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Which of these dice are right-handed and which are left-handed?

The Path of the Dice

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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.

Taking a Die for a Walk

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Investigate the numbers that come up on a die as you roll it in the direction of north, south, east and west, without going over the path it's already made.

Two Dice

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Find all the numbers that can be made by adding the dots on two dice.

Scoring with Dice

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

I throw three dice and get 5, 3 and 2. Add the scores on the three dice. What do you get? Now multiply the scores. What do you notice?

Roll over the Dice

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Watch this video to see how to roll the dice. Now it's your turn! What do you notice about the dice numbers you have recorded?

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Three dice are placed in a row. Find a way to turn each one so that the three numbers on top of the dice total the same as the three numbers on the front of the dice. Can you find all the ways to do. . . .

Dice, Routes and Pathways

Stage: 1, 2 and 3

This article for teachers discusses examples of problems in which there is no obvious method but in which children can be encouraged to think deeply about the context and extend their ability to. . . .

Path of Discovery Series: 2. First Steps

Stage: 1

This article takes a closer look at some of the toys and games that can enhance a child's mathematical learning.