# Resources tagged with: Games

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Broad Topics > Thinking Mathematically > Games

### Counters

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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?

### First Connect Three for Two

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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.

### How Long Does it Take?

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### 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.

##### 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.

### Train Tactics for Two

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Diagonal Product Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### 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.

### 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.

### 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?

### Wallpaper Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.

### 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.

### Dicey Perimeter, Dicey Area

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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?

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### More Upper Primary Strategy Games

##### Age 7 to 11

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

### Totality for Two

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### 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?

### Tac-tickle

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### 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.

### Seasonal Twin Sudokus

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Fractions and Coins Game

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Train Tactics

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### 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.

### Twin Corresponding Sudokus II

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Making Maths: Happy Families

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Twin Corresponding Sudoku III

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### 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.

### 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.

### 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.

### 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?

##### 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.

### For Two

##### Age 5 to 11

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

### Flip Flop - Matching Cards

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### 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?

### Dicey Operations in Line

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Intersection Sums Sudoku

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku with clues given as sums of entries.

### Latin Lilies

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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

### First Connect Three

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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?

### 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.

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

Who said that adding couldn't be fun?

### Noughts and Crosses

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Poker Bingo

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

A game played with a standard pack of cards.

### Winning Lines

##### Age 7 to 16

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

### Traffic Lights

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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. . . .

### Play to 37

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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.

### Tandems

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

A fun game for two. You'll need some counters.

### Squayles

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

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.

### Intersection Sudoku 2

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku with a twist.

### Part the Piles

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Online

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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.