How to play Spoons

How to play Spoons

Quick Links Introduction How to Play Spoons Thoughts about the game Other great Family Games ‘How to play’ Video Introduction: A fun family card game Spoons is a fun family card game that’s easy to learn and quick to play… but you’ll want...
How to play Join Five

How to play Join Five

Here’s a great pencil & paper game for two players for you to try at home.  All you need is a pen or pencil, paper and a ruler. Draw a cross of dots on a paper as shown in the image. You start with a 4 x 4 grid in the middle, then add four 3 x 4 grids to each side...
How to play Newmarket

How to play Newmarket

Quick Links Introduction: A family game How to Play Newmarket Thoughts about the game Other great Family Games ‘How to play’ Video Introduction: A family game Newmarket is a card game of luck which revolves around betting money on four horses and hoping...
The Highest Number Challenge

The Highest Number Challenge

A few years ago, I provided training for teachers in how to teach maths in a more engaging way. My answer? Games. Always games. When you’re engaged in a game, you are playing. It’s fun. You relax. You focus on the end goal – winning the game. The...
Squares in Line

Squares in Line

Squares in Line is a 2-player pencil and paper game, a little bit like the classic game Boxes. To play, you’ll need some squared paper. Download and print some here, or draw your own. Start with a square of 7×7 or 8×8 boxes. On your turn, choose a box...
You can play… Word Mastermind

You can play… Word Mastermind

Mastermind is a classic two-player game that has a special place in the memory (and cupboard) of many people. The satisfyingly tactile coloured pegs that you can pop out from the back of the board, the triangular screen that you kept knocking over by accident…...