A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
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 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.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
This is an adding game for two players.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
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 game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
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.
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?
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 using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try to make an odd number or a multiple of 3.
Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.
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?
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
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.
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?
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?
Play this game and see if you can figure out the computer's chosen number.
A game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.
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.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
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 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
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 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.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
A train building game for 2 players.
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.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
A fun game for two. You'll need some counters.
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
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 that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
A number card game for 2-6 players.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
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. . . .