A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
An odd version of tic tac toe
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
Match the halves.
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
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 train building game for 2 players.
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
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 generic circular pegboard resource.
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
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?
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?
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
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.
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.
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
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?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
What shaped overlaps can you make with two circles which are the same size? What shapes are 'left over'? What shapes can you make when the circles are different sizes?
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.
A simulation of target archery practice
This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?
Can you work out how to balance this equaliser? You can put more than one weight on a hook.
Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.
Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?
How many trains can you make which are the same length as Matt's, using rods that are identical?
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?
Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.
If you hang two weights on one side of this balance, in how many different ways can you hang three weights on the other side for it to be balanced?
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a dark green rod using yellow and white rods?
Use the interactivity to make this Islamic star and cross design. Can you produce a tessellation of regular octagons with two different types of triangle?
Is it possible to place 2 counters on the 3 by 3 grid so that there is an even number of counters in every row and every column? How about if you have 3 counters or 4 counters or....?
How many right angles can you make using two sticks?
Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?
Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?
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?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.
This article gives you a few ideas for understanding the Got It! game and how you might find a winning strategy.
Ben and his mum are planting garlic. Use the interactivity to help you find out how many cloves of garlic they might have had.