Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.
Take it in turns to place a domino on the grid. One to be placed horizontally and the other vertically. Can you make it impossible for your opponent to play?
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.
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?
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?
Can you cover the camel with these pieces?
Make one big triangle so the numbers that touch on the small triangles add to 10.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?
You have 4 red and 5 blue counters. How many ways can they be placed on a 3 by 3 grid so that all the rows columns and diagonals have an even number of red counters?
An odd version of tic tac toe
A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
How can the same pieces of the tangram make this bowl before and after it was chipped? Use the interactivity to try and work out what is going on!
Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?
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. . . .
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
Match the halves.
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.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
A train building game for 2 players.
Play this well-known game against the computer where each player is equally likely to choose scissors, paper or rock. Why not try the variations too?
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
What shape is the overlap when you slide one of these shapes half way across another? Can you picture it in your head? Use the interactivity to check your visualisation.
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.
What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
What does the overlap of these two shapes look like? Try picturing it in your head and then use the interactivity to test your prediction.
What happens when you turn these cogs? Investigate the differences between turning two cogs of different sizes and two cogs which are the same.
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
What are the coordinates of the coloured dots that mark out the tangram? Try changing the position of the origin. What happens to the coordinates now?
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.
Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture. How many different shapes can you make by fitting the four triangles back together?
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
Ahmed has some wooden planks to use for three sides of a rabbit run against the shed. What quadrilaterals would he be able to make with the planks of different lengths?
A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.
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.
Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
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.