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

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Can you find the pairs that represent the same amount of money?

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

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Practise your tables skills and try to beat your previous best score in this interactive game.

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Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?

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Can you match pairs of fractions, decimals and percentages, and beat your previous scores?

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

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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.

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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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Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

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Use your knowledge of place value to try to win this game. How will you maximise your score?

This article for teachers describes several games, found on the site, all of which have a related structure that can be used to develop the skills of strategic planning.

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A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.

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A game for two people, or play online. Given a target number, say 23, and a range of numbers to choose from, say 1-4, players take it in turns to add to the running total to hit their target.

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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.

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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.

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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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This is a game for two players. What must you subtract to remove the rolled digit from your number? The first to zero wins!

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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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Here is a machine with four coloured lights. Can you develop a strategy to work out the rules controlling each light?

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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. . . .

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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.

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

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

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

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A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?

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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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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?