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

How long does it take to brush your teeth? Can you find the matching length of time?

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

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

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 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.

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

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

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

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.

Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?

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

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

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

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.

Have a go at this game which involves throwing two dice and adding their totals. Where should you place your counters to be more likely to win?

Can you find the pairs that represent the same amount of money?

A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.

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.

This article for teachers describes several games, found on the site, all of which have a related structure that can be used to develop the skills of strategic planning.

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

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

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

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

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.

A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?