# Resources tagged with: PrimaryGames-Number

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There are 48 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to PrimaryGames-Number, you may find related items under Primary Games.

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### Dicey Operations in Line

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

Who said that adding couldn't be fun?

### Double or Halve?

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Throw the dice and decide whether to double or halve the number. Will you be the first to reach the target?

### Play to 37

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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.

### Spiralling Decimals

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Take turns to place a decimal number on the spiral. Can you get three consecutive numbers?

### Incey Wincey Spider

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

You'll need two dice to play this game against a partner. Will Incey Wincey make it to the top of the drain pipe or the bottom of the drain pipe first?

### Snail One Hundred

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

In this game, you throw a dice and move counters along the snail's body and in a spiral around the snail's shell. It is about understanding tens and ones.

### Nice or Nasty

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Strike it Out

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Countdown

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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

### The Remainders Game

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Play this game and see if you can figure out the computer's chosen number.

### Shut the Box

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

An old game but lots of arithmetic!

### Tug Harder!

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

In this game, you can add, subtract, multiply or divide the numbers on the dice. Which will you do so that you get to the end of the number line first?

### Tug of War

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?

### First Connect Three

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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?

### Four Go

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

This challenge is a game for two players. Choose two of the numbers to multiply or divide, then mark your answer on the number line. Can you get four in a row?

### Factors and Multiples Game

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

A game in which players take it in turns to choose a number. Can you block your opponent?

### Got It

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

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.

### Multiplication Tables - Matching Cards

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Matching Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Can you match pairs of fractions, decimals and percentages, and beat your previous scores?

### Totality

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

This is an adding game for two players. Can you be the first to reach the target?

### Nim-7

##### Age 5 to 14Challenge Level

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

### Statement Snap

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

You'll need to know your number properties to win a game of Statement Snap...

### Spiralling Decimals for Two

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Spiralling Decimals game for an adult and child. Can you get three decimals next to each other on the spiral before your partner?

### Totality for Two

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.

### Ten-frames Games

##### Age 3 to 7

These games use ten-frames to develop children's 'sense of ten'.

### Dot Card Games

##### Age 3 to 7

These games devised by Jenni Way use dot cards which will help children see the structure of numbers 1-6 and give them confidence as they begin to add and subtract these numbers.

### First Connect Three for Two

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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.

### Four Go for Two

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?

### Dicey Operations in Line for Two

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Dicey Operations for an adult and child. Can you get close to 1000 than your partner?

### Dotty Six for Two

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

Dotty Six game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have three sixes in a straight line?

### Strike it Out for Two

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?

### Shut the Box for Two

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?

### Incey Wincey Spider for Two

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?

### Train Tactics for Two

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Train game for an adult and child. Who will be the first to make the train?

### Factors and Multiples Game for Two

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Factors and Multiples game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you win this game?

### Got it for Two

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?

### Nice or Nasty for Two

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.

### Train Tactics

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

A train building game for two players. Can you be the one to complete the train?

### Calculator Bingo

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

This is a game for two players. What must you subtract to remove the rolled digit from your number? The first to zero wins!

### Chocolate Bars

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

This is a 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.

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!

### Down to Nothing

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

A game for 2 or more people. Starting with 100, subratct a number from 1 to 9 from the total. You score for making an odd number, a number ending in 0 or a multiple of 6.

### Fifteen

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

Can you spot the similarities between this game and other games you know? The aim is to choose 3 numbers that total 15.

### Nim-like Games

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

A collection of games on the NIM theme

### Dominoes

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

Everthing you have always wanted to do with dominoes! Some of these games are good for practising your mental calculation skills, and some are good for your reasoning skills.

### Stop or Dare

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

All you need for this game is a pack of cards. While you play the game, think about strategies that will increase your chances of winning.

### Daisy

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

In this game for two players, take it in turns to shade one petal, or two petals next to each other. Is it better to go first or second?