Dicey Operations for an adult and child. Can you get close to 1000 than your partner?

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.

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

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.

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.

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?

There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...

Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.

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. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.

Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?

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

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.

Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.

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.

Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?

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.

A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory

Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.

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 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.

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

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

A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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 game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.

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.

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?

A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?

Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.

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. . . .

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

Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.

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.

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

A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.

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.

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. . . .

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

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