# Resources tagged with: Games

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Broad Topics > Thinking Mathematically > Games

### Strike it Out for Two

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Ratio Sudoku 1

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku with clues as ratios.

### Ratio Sudoku 2

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku with clues as ratios.

### Fractions and Coins Game

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Chocolate Bars

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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.

### Totality

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

This is an adding game for two players. Can you be the first to reach the target?

### Ratio Sudoku 3

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku with clues as ratios or fractions.

### Sliding Game

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Strike it Out

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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.

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Jumping Reindeer

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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.

### More Upper Primary Strategy Games

##### Age 7 to 11

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

### Tac-tickle

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Totality for Two

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Board Block Challenge for Two

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Four Go for Two

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Multiplication Tables - Matching Cards

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Diagonal Product Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Calculator Bingo

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

This is a game for two players. What must you subtract to remove the rolled digit from your number? The first to zero wins!

### Less Is More

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Gotcha

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

A game for 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.

### History Mystery

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

Can you identify the mathematicians?

### Daisy

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

In this game for two players, take it in turns to shade one petal, or two petals next to each other. Is it better to go first or second?

### Asteroid Blast

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Sumo

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

A number game requiring a strategy.

### Wallpaper Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.

### Spiralling Decimals

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Games from Around the World

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Down to Nothing

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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.

### Criss Cross Quiz

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Fractions and Percentages Card Game

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Tug Harder!

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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?

### Wild Jack

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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.

### Flip Flop - Matching Cards

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Latin Lilies

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

In this game you are challenged to gain more columns of lily pads than your opponent.

##### Age 3 to 11

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

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

Who said that adding couldn't be fun?

### Going for Games

##### Age 5 to 11

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.

### Poker Bingo

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

A game played with a standard pack of cards.

### Subtraction Squares

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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?

### Twinkle Twinkle

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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.

### Twin Corresponding Sudoku III

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Intersection Sums Sudoku

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku with clues given as sums of entries.

### Developing Logical Thinking: the Place of Strategy Games

##### Age 5 to 11

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

### Twin Corresponding Sudokus II

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Dicey Operations in Line

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### For Two

##### Age 5 to 11

These tasks and games are written for a child and adult to try together.

### Countdown

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Odds and Threes

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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.