Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?
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 number game requiring a strategy.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
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?
This is an adding game for two players.
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.
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
How long does it take to brush your teeth? Can you find the matching length of time?
Calculate the fractional amounts of money to match pairs of cards with the same value.
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
A game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
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 some more upper primary strategy games for you to play.
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
Use your knowledge of place value to try to win this game. How will you maximise your score?
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
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 article outlines how strategy games can help children develop logical thinking, using examples from the NRICH website.
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?
Can you match the halves in this interactive game?
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.
A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?
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 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 card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
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.
What might your first lesson with a new class look like? In this article, Cherri Moseley makes some suggestions for primary teachers.
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 activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
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.
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
Have a go at this game which has been inspired by the Big Internet Math-Off 2019. Can you gain more columns of lily pads than your opponent?
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory in this matching pairs game.
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?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?