Math Game of the Day


Equipment:  paper (to keep a tally of wins) and 15 objects such as counters, staws, popsicle sticks, rocks

How to play:

*Set up 3 rows of objects like in the picture (rows of 3, 5, and 7).

*Players take turns removing objects from any one of the rows.

*You can take however many objects you like from a row, but only from that row.

*The loser who is the person who is forced to take the last object.

*Keep a tally of who wins.  Discuss strategies after a few games.

Taken from 20 Maths Games by