A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
A maths-based Football World Cup simulation for teachers and students to use.
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.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.
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?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
A game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.
A number card game for 2-6 players.
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Add or subtract the two numbers on the spinners and try to complete a row of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?
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 played with a standard pack of cards.
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?
A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
A train building game for 2 players.
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.
Take it in turns to place a domino on the grid. One to be placed horizontally and the other vertically. Can you make it impossible for your opponent to play?
Match the halves.
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.
This is a game for 2 players. Each player has 4 counters each, and wins by blocking their opponent's counters. A good follow-on from two stones.
The game uses a 3x3 square board. 2 players take turns to play, either placing a red on an empty square, or changing a red to orange, or orange to green. The player who forms 3 of 1 colour in a line. . . .
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?
Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
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.
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
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?
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.