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Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remove them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?

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First Connect Three game for an adult and child. Use the dice numbers and either addition or subtraction to get three numbers in a straight line.

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How long does it take to brush your teeth? Can you find the matching length of time?

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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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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.

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

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

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

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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?

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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.

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In this game for two players, you throw two dice and find the product. How many shapes can you draw on the grid which have that area or perimeter?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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?

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

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

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Add or subtract the two numbers on the spinners and try to complete a row of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?

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

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

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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. . . .

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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.

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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.

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

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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.