A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
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. . . .
Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?
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?
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
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.
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 game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
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 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.
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.
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
An odd version of tic tac toe
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
Match the halves.
A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?
A generic circular pegboard resource.
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2?
Take it in turns to make a triangle on the pegboard. Can you block your opponent?
Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?
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?
How many right angles can you make using two sticks?
Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?
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.
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
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?
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?
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
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?
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
Here are some rods that are different colours. How could I make a yellow rod using white and red rods?
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.
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
Use the clues to colour each square.
What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?
An activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.
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?
Can you hang weights in the right place to make the equaliser balance?
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.
Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?