Here’s a fun game to start off: Maths paper, rock, scissors!

Level 1: two players each use one hand and the winner is the first to say the sum (+) of the fingers on both hands. Addition to 10

Level 2: two players each use both hands and the winner is the first to say the sum (+) of the fingers on four hands. Addition to 20

Level 3: two players each use one hand and the winner is the first to say the product (x) of the fingers on both hands. Times tables to 5 x 5

Level 4: two players each use both hands and the winner is the first to say the product (x) of the fingers on both hands eg if I put 7 fingers and my opponent 4 fingers, the winner is the first person to say 28. Times tables to 10 x 10.

more levels:

>the difference between the fingers

>multiple players – play with three or more!

** Only allow zero to be used once by any player