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 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.
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.
A game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.
A game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.
A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger space.
A number card game for 2-6 players.
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
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.
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.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
A fun game for two. You'll need some counters.
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 players. Draw a daisy with at least 5 petals. Shade 1 or 2 petals next to each other. The winner shades the last petal.
A train building game for 2 players.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
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. . . .
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
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 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.
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
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?
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?
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?
An odd version of tic tac toe
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.
Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?
A game for two players. You'll need some counters.
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
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 for 2 people. Take turns placing a counter on the star. You win when you have completed a line of 3 in your colour.
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
A game for two players on a large squared space.
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?
Match the halves.
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?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.