Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
An odd version of tic tac toe
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.
A number card game for 2-6 players.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
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.
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.
This is an adding game for two players.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
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 card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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.
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?
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?
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
A game for 2 players. Draw a daisy with at least 5 petals. Shade 1 or 2 petals next to each other. The winner shades the last petal.
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
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?
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.
Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?
Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.
A game for 1 person to develop stategy and shape and space awareness. 12 counters are placed on a board. Counters are removed one at a time. The aim is to be left with only 1 counter.
A game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.
Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?
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 for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.
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 played with a standard pack of cards.
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
A game for 2 people. Take turns placing a counter on the star. You win when you have completed a line of 3 in your colour.
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?
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory