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.

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

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.

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.

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?

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

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?

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?

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

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

An article for teachers and pupils that encourages you to look at the mathematical properties of similar games.

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

A game to be played against the computer, or in groups. Pick a 7-digit number. A random digit is generated. What must you subract to remove the digit from your number? the first to zero wins.

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. . . .

A game from Italy. Play with a friend and see if you can be the first to get five pieces in a line.

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.

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

This game is known as Pong hau k'i in China and Ou-moul-ko-no in Korea. Find a friend to play or try the interactive version online.

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 players. Draw a daisy with at least 5 petals. Shade 1 or 2 petals next to each other. The winner shades the last petal.

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

A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

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

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

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

What might your first lesson with a new class look like? In this article, Cherri Moseley makes some suggestions for primary teachers.

A game for 2 players with similarities to NIM. Place one counter on each spot on the games board. Players take it is turns to remove 1 or 2 adjacent counters. The winner picks up the last counter.

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

This Chinese game for two players is a simple version of Wei ch'i or Go. Each player has 20 distinctive pieces - try coins, pebbles, shells. You could try marking the board out in wet sand.

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

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?

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

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