A game in which players take it in turns to try to draw quadrilaterals (or triangles) with particular properties. Is it possible to fill the game grid?

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

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

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

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.

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

A game for 2 or more people, based on the traditional card game Rummy.

This game challenges you to locate hidden triangles in The White Box by firing rays and observing where the rays exit the Box.

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. Take turns to place a counter so that it occupies one of the lowest possible positions in the grid. The first player to complete a line of 4 wins.

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

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

Four numbers on an intersection that need to be placed in the surrounding cells. That is all you need to know to solve this sudoku.

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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

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

A game to make and play based on the number line.

Basic strategy games are particularly suitable as starting points for investigations. Players instinctively try to discover a winning strategy, and usually the best way to do this is to analyse. . . .

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

This game is known as Pong hau k'i in China and Ou-moul-ko-no in Korea. Find a friend to play or try the interactive version online.

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. . . .

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.

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 article invites you to get familiar with a strategic game called "sprouts". The game is simple enough for younger children to understand, and has also provided experienced mathematicians with. . . .

An article for teachers and pupils that encourages you to look at the mathematical properties of similar games.

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

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 from Italy. Play with a friend and see if you can be the first to get five pieces in a line.

A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with the measuring tool shown.

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

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.

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.

Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.

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

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

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.

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

Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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