Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.
A game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
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?
A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.
This is an adding game for two players.
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
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?
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
A game for 2 people using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try to make an odd number or a multiple of 3.
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
You'll need two dice to play this game against a partner. Will Incey Wincey make it to the top of the drain pipe or the bottom of the drain pipe first?
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
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.
In this article for teachers, Liz Woodham describes the criteria she uses to choose mathematical games for the classroom and shares some examples from NRICH.
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
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.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
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. . . .
This article, the second in the series, looks at some different types of games and the sort of mathematical thinking they can develop.
This article supplies teachers with information that may be useful in better understanding the nature of games and their role in teaching and learning mathematics.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
A game for 2 or more people. Starting with 100, subratct a number from 1 to 9 from the total. You score for making an odd number, a number ending in 0 or a multiple of 6.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
A game for 2 or more players with a pack of cards. Practise your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to hit the target score.
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
In this game for two players, the idea is to take it in turns to choose 1, 3, 5 or 7. The winner is the first to make the total 37.
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
This challenge is a game for two players. Choose two of the numbers to multiply or divide, then mark your answer on the number line. Can you get four in a row?
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?
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
A number card game for 2-6 players.