Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
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?
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
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.
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?
A game for two players. You'll need some counters.
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning 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?
A game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.
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.
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
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 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
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?
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
A game to make and play based on the number line.
Match the halves.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
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.
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 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?
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 two players on a large squared space.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
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.
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
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.
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?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
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.
Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?