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

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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.

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Have a go at this game which has been inspired by the Big Internet Math-Off 2019. Can you gain more columns of lily pads than your opponent?

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

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

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

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

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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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.

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

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

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Can you beat the computer in the challenging strategy game?

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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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Four numbers on an intersection that need to be placed in the surrounding cells. That is all you need to know to solve this sudoku.

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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.

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

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Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

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

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

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

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

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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?

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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?

This article supplies teachers with information that may be useful in better understanding the nature of games and their role in teaching and learning mathematics.

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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.