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. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.

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. . . .

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

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

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

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

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 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!

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 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.

Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?

Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

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. . . .

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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 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.

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

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

This is a game for two players. You will need some small-square grid paper, a die and two felt-tip pens or highlighters. Players take turns to roll the die, then move that number of squares in. . . .

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?

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.

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

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

A simple game of patience which often comes out. Can you explain why?

A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

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 2 players. Given an arrangement of matchsticks, players take it is turns to remove a matchstick, along with all of the matchsticks that touch it.

Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?

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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

A game for 2 players. Given a board of dots in a grid pattern, players take turns drawing a line by connecting 2 adjacent dots. Your goal is to complete more squares than your opponent.