A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!
A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.
An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation
A train building game for 2 players.
Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?
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?
Interactive game. Set your own level of challenge, practise your table skills and beat your previous best score.
A game for two people that can be played with pencils and paper. Combine your knowledge of coordinates with some strategic thinking.
A game for 1 person to play on screen. Practise your number bonds whilst improving your memory
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
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?
Use the interactivities to fill in these Carroll diagrams. How do you know where to place the numbers?
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?
Work out the fractions to match the cards with the same amount of money.
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.
A generic circular pegboard resource.
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?
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?
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 simulation of target archery practice
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.
Add or subtract the two numbers on the spinners and try to complete a row of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
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.
Choose 13 spots on the grid. Can you work out the scoring system? What is the maximum possible score?
How good are you at estimating angles?
Try entering different sets of numbers in the number pyramids. How does the total at the top change?
Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
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.
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.
Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?
Seeing Squares game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?
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?
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.
Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.
A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.
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....?
There are nine teddies in Teddy Town - three red, three blue and three yellow. There are also nine houses, three of each colour. Can you put them on the map of Teddy Town according to the rules?
Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?
An activity based on the game 'Pelmanism'. Set your own level of challenge and beat your own previous best score.
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.
Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?
Use the interactivity to investigate what kinds of triangles can be drawn on peg boards with different numbers of pegs.
An animation that helps you understand the game of Nim.
The aim of the game is to slide the green square from the top right hand corner to the bottom left hand corner in the least number of moves.