|Conway's Game of Life
This is a great introduction to the computer science study of cellular automata- how tiny discrete objects (cells) interact with each other and their environment in unexpected ways. Sometimes we see an orderly pattern, and often chaotic behavior. Try your hand at creating a glider!
|The Budget Game
From NatWest Money Sense. For Ages 8-12, this financial game from the United Kingdom. This is a modern take on the "Oregon Trail" style simulation of a journey. Can you keep a budget? How do you respond money decisions over 12 weeks? Special Thanks to Grayson for suggesting this site. See this article for more. [article]
|US Mint Games
Sixteen games appropriate for kids ages 8-12, sorting coins, math jam, and several other non-math games. My personal favorite is Fort Knox Frenzy which can be played via mouse or keyboard.
While this website doesn't really have math-related games, these are a collection of HTML-5 non-flash games that will delight and amuse anyone over the age of 10.
Many games, in the HTML5 format so they work in most browsers. Click on the Math link to see a link of math specific games, there's multiplication, algebra, time, money, fractions, etc.
|Coolmath 4 Kids
The link takes you to math games for grades 6 (ages 11-12). However it has games appropriate down to age 5. Some games, like Otter Rush, can be multi-player. It was fun- having to know your base and exponents to get ahead to win the race!
|Roll Dice with Friends
There are A LOT of dice rollers on the web- this one is really good. A basic dice rolling simulation, but allows for D4, D6, D8, D10, D12, D20, and even a D100 die. It keeps a running log of die or dice rolls. Easy to use and free!
Use a submarine to re-plant a reef by rounding decimals, for ages 10 and up. from free-training-tutorial.com
There are about 20 high school (ages 14-18) math games here which are no-sound quiet, and yet fun. Transformation golf was a personal favorite of mine. Games can be sorted by subject, such as geometry.
|The Bezier Game
Learn to master the bezier line tool found in programs that allow designers to make bezier lines. Bezier lines are based on polynomials. They get progressively more difficult!
This website has a lot to offer. There are many educational categories, but two are math related: multiplication tables and Pre Algebra. Bring your students to the mathematics section and have them help earn rice for people facing food insecurity. It's free and could provide a great way to sharpen skills while providing altruism.
Math games for 6th grade (ages 11-12). There are a few "premium" games that require a membership, but mostly- lots are free! Some are not really math games (Doctor Acorn 3) so if you're okay with kids exploring, let them find something fun at this site!
The ads on this website are too intense, and several games are flash based and no longer work. THat's why I've made direct links to the best ones; some 8th grade (ages 13-14) math games:
systems of equations
two step equations
rules of exponents
powers concentration game