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There are 148 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to Games, you may find related items under Thinking Mathematically.

Broad Topics > Thinking Mathematically > Games

### Dicey Operations in Line

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Seeing Squares

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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.

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

Who said that adding couldn't be fun?

### 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?

### 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.

### Spiralling Decimals

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Dicey Operations

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Nice or Nasty

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...

### 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.

### Countdown

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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

### The Remainders Game

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Play this game and see if you can figure out the computer's chosen number.

### Tug Harder!

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

In this game, you can add, subtract, multiply or divide the numbers on the dice. Which will you do so that you get to the end of the number line first?

### 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?

### Diamond Collector

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Four Go

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

This challenge is a game for two players. Choose two of the numbers to multiply or divide, then mark your answer on the number line. Can you get four in a row?

### Factors and Multiples Game

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Transformation Game

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Why not challenge a friend to play this transformation game?

### Intersection Sums Sudoku

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku with clues given as sums of entries.

### Diagonal Sums Sudoku

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.

### Diagonal Product Sudoku

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Ratio Sudoku 1

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

A Sudoku with clues as ratios.

### Property Chart

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

A game in which players take it in turns to try to draw quadrilaterals (or triangles) with particular properties. Is it possible to fill the game grid?

### Shapely Pairs

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

A game in which players take it in turns to turn up two cards. If they can draw a triangle which satisfies both properties they win the pair of cards. And a few challenging questions to follow...

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

A game for 2 or more people, based on the traditional card game Rummy.

### Board Block Challenge

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?

### The Twelve Pointed Star Game

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Have a go at this game which involves throwing two dice and adding their totals. Where should you place your counters to be more likely to win?

### Fractions and Percentages Card Game

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Square It

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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.

### Got It

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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.

### 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.

### Matching Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Estimating Angles

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

How good are you at estimating angles?

### Totality

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

This is an adding game for two players. Can you be the first to reach the target?

### Nim-7

##### Age 5 to 14Challenge Level

Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?

### Phiddlywinks - a Tribute to John Conway

##### Age 7 to 18

Read this article to find out more about the inspiration for NRICH's game, Phiddlywinks.

### 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?

### Latin Lilies

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Statement Snap

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

You'll need to know your number properties to win a game of Statement Snap...

### Spiralling Decimals for Two

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?

### Board Block Challenge for Two

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Totality for Two

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### For Two

##### Age 5 to 11

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

### 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?

### Primary Advent Calendar 2010

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### 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.

### Four Go for Two

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Dicey Operations in Line for Two

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Dicey Operations for an adult and child. Can you get close to 1000 than your partner?

### 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?

### 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?

### Factors and Multiples Game for Two

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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