Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
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?
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
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?
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
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.
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
How long does it take to brush your teeth? Can you find the matching length of time?
Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.
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?
A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
This article for teachers describes several games, found on the site, all of which have a related structure that can be used to develop the skills of strategic planning.
Practise your tables skills and try to beat your previous best score in this interactive game.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?
An extension of noughts and crosses in which the grid is enlarged and the length of the winning line can to altered to 3, 4 or 5.
A game for 2 players. Given a board of dots in a grid pattern, players take turns drawing a line by connecting 2 adjacent dots. Your goal is to complete more squares than your opponent.
Can you match the halves in this interactive game?
Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory in this matching pairs game.
Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
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?
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 game for two players on a large squared space.
Calculate the fractional amounts of money to match pairs of cards with the same value.
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
A game for two players. You'll need some counters.
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.
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
In this game you are challenged to gain more columns of lily pads than your opponent.
A game to make and play based on the number line.
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
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.
Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!
What might your first lesson with a new class look like? In this article, Cherri Moseley makes some suggestions for primary teachers.
A game for 2 players. Take turns to place a counter so that it occupies one of the lowest possible positions in the grid. The first player to complete a line of 4 wins.
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
A Sudoku with clues given as sums of entries.