Number Games

Counting Jars Game

Counting Jars Game

Here's a really simple idea which is fun to put together and fun to play with. You can play with the jars in many different ways, making is suitable for a wide age range too. Perhaps older kids could make the game for younger siblings?

How Many Sweets In The Jar?

How Many Sweets In The Jar?

This is an easy addition to a party or fete, and is always a favourite. And it can be good counting practise for younger children, too!

Age: 6+

Marble Drop

Marble Drop

Making the "board" will keep the kids occupied for a while; and so will playing the game. Siblings of different ages can play this with each other quite happily.

Moon Cake

Moon Cake

This traditional Chinese playground game reinforces addition skills. It is good to play with a class of kids, divided into teams, and can be adapted to suit different ages. It can be very exciting!

Number Squares

Number Squares

You will need coloured counters, a die and a copy of the board below to play this game - which will give your child lots of practice at easy addition.

Thinking Of A Number

Thinking Of A Number

This useful little game is perfect for those odd moments when you just need a little something to keep the kids amused! Kids really need to be able to count to 100 or so to play.

Age: 6+

Throwing Fists

Throwing Fists

This traditional Chinese game can be played by 2 players or quite a large group. It develops quick thinking, addition and logic skills - but it's also fun!

Watch Your Step Game

Watch Your Step

Watch Your Step is a fun educational maths game which helps to teach your child simple number bonds. Each player will need two coloured counters. You will also need a die and a copy of the board below to play this game.

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