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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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.

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

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Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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

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The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.

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

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

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Collect as many diamonds as you can by drawing three straight lines.

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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.

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

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

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

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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?