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?
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.
A train building game for 2 players.
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
A fun game for two. You'll need some counters.
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.
A number card game for 2-6 players.
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. . . .
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Advent Calendar 2010 - a mathematical game for every day during the run-up to Christmas.
Here are a collection of games from around the world to try during the holidays or the last few weeks of term.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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 is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
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 2 players. This could be played outside with people instead of counters. Try to trap or escape from your opponent.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
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.
A game for two players on a large squared space.
Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
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.
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. . . .
Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?
An extension of noughts and crosses in which the grid is enlarged and the length of the winning line can to altered to 3, 4 or 5.
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
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 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
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.
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.
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
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.
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.
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.
A game to make and play based on the number line.
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?
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!
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?
Who said that adding couldn't be fun?