# Resources tagged with: Games

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### First Connect Three for Two

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

### Matching Time

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.

### Ten-frames Games

##### Age 3 to 7

These games use ten-frames to develop children's 'sense of ten'.

### 100 Percent

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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. . . .

### Dot Card Games

##### Age 3 to 7

These games devised by Jenni Way use dot cards which will help children see the structure of numbers 1-6 and give them confidence as they begin to add and subtract these numbers.

### Counters

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### The Twelve Pointed Star Game

##### Age 7 to 11 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?

### Dicey Perimeter, Dicey Area

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

In this game for two players, you throw two dice and find the product. How many shapes can you draw on the grid which have that area or perimeter?

### Nice or Nasty

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...

### How Long Does it Take?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

How long does it take to brush your teeth? Can you find the matching length of time?

### Flip Flop - Matching Cards

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory in this matching pairs game.

### Double or Halve?

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!

### Money Line-up

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.

### Totality

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

This is an adding game for two players.

### Fraction Card Game

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Can you match the halves in this interactive game?

### Scissors, Paper, Rock

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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?

### Multiplication Tables - Matching Cards

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Practise your tables skills and try to beat your previous best score in this interactive game.

### Daisy

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

### Line of Four

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.

### Asteroid Blast

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### Countdown

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.

### Play to 37

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

### Chocolate Bars

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

### Incey Wincey Spider

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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?

### Criss Cross Quiz

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.

### Tantrix Discovery

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.

### Ratio Pairs 2

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.

### Online

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

### Strike it Out

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.

### Making Maths: Happy Families

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.

### Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

### Shut the Box

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

An old game but lots of arithmetic!

### Sliding Game

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.

### Board Block

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?

### Train Tactics

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?

### Learning Mathematics Through Games: 3. Creating Your Own Games

##### Age 5 to 7

Not all of us a bursting with creative game ideas, but there are several ways to go about creating a game that will assist even the busiest and most reluctant game designer.

### Calculator Bingo

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

### Snap

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Try this version of Snap with a friend - do you know the order of the days of the week?

### Strike it Out for Two

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Who said that adding couldn't be fun?

### Poker Bingo

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

A game played with a standard pack of cards.

### Tug of War

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

### Subtraction Squares

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players. Using 2 dice, some counters and a games board, can you form a line of counters from one side of the board to the other?

### Totality for Two

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.

### Four Go

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

### Part the Piles

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?

### Shut the Box for Two

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

### Incey Wincey Spider for Two

##### Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?

### Fractions and Coins Game

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Calculate the fractional amounts of money to match pairs of cards with the same value.