Try this version of Snap with a friend - do you know the order of the days of the week?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
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.
These games use ten-frames to develop children's 'sense of ten'.
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
How long does it take to brush your teeth? Can you find the matching length of time?
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.
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.
This article outlines how strategy games can help children develop logical thinking, using examples from the NRICH website.
A game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.
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 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.
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. . . .
Practise your tables skills and try to beat your previous best score in this interactive game.
What might your first lesson with a new class look like? In this article, Cherri Moseley makes some suggestions for primary teachers.
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
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.
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 somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.
Calculate the fractional amounts of money to match pairs of cards with the same value.
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.
Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory in this matching pairs game.
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
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?
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?
A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with the measuring tool shown.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
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.
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.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
Can you match the halves in this interactive game?
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?
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
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.
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
Here are some more upper primary strategy games for you to play.
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.