Do your own experiments using number cards to play the games and pick 2 cards at random each time.
In Game A an envelope or bag contains balls, or cards, numbered 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. Pick out two balls or cards at random. If the total is even you win. […]
You can be a creative mathematician, you can be someone who has your own mathematical ideas. Find your own interesting facts about 2021 and calculations that have the […]
The aim of the game is to make a number as close to half a million as possible. Which of the numbers in the table is closest to half a million?
Each player […]
This is a game for two players, a group of 3 or 4 players, or for the whole class. You will need to download and cut out or otherwise make 2 sets of these 24 cards.
Separate the 40 number cards from the 8 operation cards and shuffle them separately to […]
In the TUG MUCH HARDER GAME you can add, subtract, multiply or divide the 2 scores (in either order). […]
You are a detective and you have to discover what digits the question marks stand for. They can be any digit from 0 to 9 and they can be the same digit or different digits.
How will you find the missing digits?
What do you notice?
How many solutions are there to the calculations?
What clues […]
You can play this game with (1) addition and subtraction or with (2) multiplication and division, whichever you choose.
The numbers on the edges of the triangle are the […]
Find the numbers to replace the question marks and check your answers by subtracting to check additions and adding to check subtractions.
GAMES FOR A GROUP OR CLASS OF ANY SIZE
See the Home Learning Guide to find the best game for your group. All the games are played in a similar way but with variations of scoring systems.
A game for any number of players. You want to win by getting the total close to 100, so THINK MATHEMATICALLY! Concentrate on the digits in the tens column. What do you want them to add up to?