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Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?

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You'll need to know your number properties to win a game of Statement Snap...

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A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?

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Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you develop a strategy to work out the rules controlling each light?

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Given the products of diagonally opposite cells - can you complete this Sudoku?

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Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.

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This is a 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.

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A game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.

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A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.

This article outlines how strategy games can help children develop logical thinking, using examples from the NRICH website.

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Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?

This article, the second in the series, looks at some different types of games and the sort of mathematical thinking they can develop.

This article supplies teachers with information that may be useful in better understanding the nature of games and their role in teaching and learning mathematics.

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Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.

Here are some more upper primary strategy games for you to play.

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Practise your tables skills and try to beat your previous best score in this interactive game.

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A game for 2 or more people. Starting with 100, subratct a number from 1 to 9 from the total. You score for making an odd number, a number ending in 0 or a multiple of 6.

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Use your knowledge of place value to try to win this game. How will you maximise your score?

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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.

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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.

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Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.

Gillian Hatch analyses what goes on when mathematical games are used as a pedagogic device.

What might your first lesson with a new class look like? In this article, Cherri Moseley makes some suggestions for primary teachers.

Basic strategy games are particularly suitable as starting points for investigations. Players instinctively try to discover a winning strategy, and usually the best way to do this is to analyse. . . .

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A game to make and play based on the number line.

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This pair of linked Sudokus matches letters with numbers and hides a seasonal greeting. Can you find it?

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Calculate the fractional amounts of money to match pairs of cards with the same value.

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Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!

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A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.

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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.

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Two sudokus in one. Challenge yourself to make the necessary connections.

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Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.

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Play this game and see if you can figure out the computer's chosen number.

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Two sudokus in one. Challenge yourself to make the necessary connections.

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This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.

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Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?

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Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?

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Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?

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In this game you are challenged to gain more columns of lily pads than your opponent.

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Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory in this matching pairs game.

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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?

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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.

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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?

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Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?

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A game for two people, who take turns to move the counters. The player to remove the last counter from the board wins.

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A game for two people that everybody knows. If you play correctly you never lose!