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

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

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

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.

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

A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!

A game for 2 players. Given a board of dots in a grid pattern, players take turns drawing a line by connecting 2 adjacent dots. Your goal is to complete more squares than your opponent.

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.

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

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

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

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. . . .

Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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 for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.

An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

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

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. . . .

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

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.

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?

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

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

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

Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?

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?

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.

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.

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.

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

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!