• Teachers! Here is a collection of mathematical activities containing an element of 'fun'! Some activities will be perfect for the last ten minutes of a gruelling double period while others could be saved for the last lesson of term.

## Online Games

Play these games online to have fun while developing your mathematical skills.

There are one-player, two-or-more-player and even whole class games.

Start playing!

• ### 23 or Bust

A game involving mental arithmetic and strategy for two players or one player against the computer.

• ### Angle Theorem Kim's Game

A memory game to be projected to help the whole class revise the circle angle theorems.

• ### Area Wall Puzzles

Divide the grid into rectangular pieces so that the area of each piece is the same as the number it contains.

• ### Circle Parts Kim's Game

A memory game to be projected to help the whole class revise the names for the parts of a circle.

• ### Clue Sudoku

A different way to complete a Sudoku puzzle with clues available at every stage.

• ### Code Cracking Presentation

A slide presentation showing techniques for cracking simple codes and ciphers.

• ### Countdown

How close can you get to the target by making a calculation out of the five numbers given?

• ### Dice Bingo

Choose your own numbers for your bingo card. The caller uses two dice and adds the numbers together.

• ### Discombobulated

A fun game requiring you to find numbers which add up to the target number as quickly as possible.

• ### Dominoes Puzzle

Arrange the dominoes in seven squares. The number of dots along each side of the square must be equal to the number in the middle

• ### Don't Shoot The Square

You will need to be quick on the draw to shoot all of the numbers except the square numbers.

• ### Dump-A-Dice Race

An online board game for two players involving prime and square numbers and making choices.

• ### End of Term Maths

Lists of fun activities suitable for the last week of Term.

• ### Estimation Golf

Play a round of golf using your estimation skills rather than golf clubs.

• ### Fifteen

A strategy game. Play against the computer to select three numbers that add up to 15.

• ### Fizz Buzzer

The digital version of the popular fizz buzz game. Press the buzzers if they are factors of the counter.

• ### Flabbergasted Game

This game for one or two players is an exciting challenge to demonstrate an understanding of factors and multiples.

• ### Fractal Mosaic

Follow the precise instructions to create the ever-growing fractal mosaic pattern.

• ### Fraction Decimal Pairs

The traditional pairs or Pelmanism game adapted to test knowledge of simple fractions and their equivalent decimals.

• ### Fractions Kim's Game

A memory game to be projected to help the whole class recognise basic fractions.

• ### Great Expectation

An interactive online activity requiring logical thinking and a certain amount of luck to place the digits on the correct side of the inequality sign.

• ### Greater Than

The teacher has a set of six cards numbered 1 to 6. They are placed face down on the teachers desk so that the teacher can pick up one at random which students then have to fit onto a grid.

• ### Green Fingers

Choose the amount of liquid from each bottle needed to make the watermelon grow as big as possible.

• ### Hard Times

The hardest multiplication facts (according to Transum research) are presented in the form of pairs games.

• ### Hurdles Race

An animated distance time graph to be viewed while a student interprets the graph and comments on the race that produced the graph.

• ### Manifest

An exciting and thought-provoking number placing game for two players or one player versus the computer.

• ### Mathematical Catchphrase

Say what you see! Work out the mathematical words from the picture clues.

• ### Mathematician Pairs

The traditional pairs or Pelmanism game requiring the ability to recognise some of the great mathematicians.

• ### Mathopoly

A game of buying and selling property with maths questions thrown in for good measure.

• ### Maths Bingo

This application will pick the bingo numbers for you and present each of the numbers as a mathematical expression.

Investigate this amazing mind reading performance based on simple mathematical principles.

• ### Maze

Each visitor to this page has a unique maze constructed for them to find their way through answering mathematical questions on the way.

• ### Mine Find

Find where the mines are hidden without stepping on one.

• ### Misfits

A Misfit is a character with a head, body and legs. How many different Misfits can you create?

• ### Mystery Numbers

If '7 D in a W' stands for 7 days in a week, what do you think these mystery numbers are?

• ### Nim

Nim is a mathematical game of strategy in which two players take turns removing objects from groups of objects.

• ### Number Crunch Saga

A lively numeracy game requiring you to align three numbers to create the given target sum or product.

• ### Number Rhyme

A poem about the numbers one to nine. Just for fun can you make up a last line for each verse?

• ### Online Psychic

Let the psychic read the cards and magically reveal the number you have secretly chosen. What is the mathematics that makes this trick work?

• ### Online Sudoku

An online, interactive version of the popular number placing puzzle.

• ### Optical Illusions

Don't let your brain be fooled by these geometric optical illusions in this online quiz.

• ### Pairs 240

Find the pairs of numbers that multiply together to give a product of 240 in this collection of matching games.

• ### Pairs Twenty One

Find the pairs of numbers that add up to 21 in this collection of matching games.

• ### Pattern Clues

An interactive activity challenging you to reproduce a pattern of coloured squares according to given clues.

• ### Pesto

Students classify numbers randomly appearing on the screen by holding up cards

• ### Pick The Primes

Pick the prime fruit from the tree as quickly as possible. Practise to improve your personal best time.

• ### Playing Card Maths

Imagine you are on a desert island with nothing but a pack of playing cards. Do you have to stop learning mathematics?

• ### Predictive Survey

An eight question survey collecting data for an amazing probability experiment.

• ### Remainder Race

A game involving chance and choice requiring an ability to calculate the remainder when a two digit number is divided by a single digit number.

• ### River Crossing

The traditional River Crossing challenge. Can you do it in the smallest number of moves?

• ### Rounding Snap

If the last card put down equals the previous card to the nearest whole number then all players race to shout SNAP!

• ### Shark's Dinner

The mathematical version of the classic hangman game. Guess the letters that are contained in the words.

• ### Shunting Puzzles

Move the trams to their indicated parking places in the shunting yard as quickly as possible.

• ### Skunk

A game for the whole Maths class to play involving chance and choice.

• ### Snail Race

A race between 12 snails. Which snail is most likely to win? This is the students' version of the race simulation.

• ### Squorder

The Transum version of the traditional sliding tile puzzle.

• ### Sum Game

A game against the clock to find the numbers which add up to the target number.

• ### Superior

A game for two players who compete to make the largest possible number from randomly selected cards.

• ### T Puzzle

Use the pieces of the T puzzle to fit into the outlines provided. A drag, rotate and drop interactive challenge.

• ### Tables Conga

Use the arrow keys to collect all the multiples in order while avoiding the Conga Virus!

• ### Tables Dash

Revise multiplication facts by racing across the screen to match the times tables question with the correct answer without getting hit by lightning.

• ### Tables Grab

A one or two player game. The objective is to grab all the multiples of the chosen times table faster than the other player.

• ### Tangram Table

Use the pieces of the tangram puzzle to make the basic shapes then complete the table showing which shapes are possible.

• ### Tantrum

A game, a puzzle and a challenge involving counters being placed at the corners of a square on a grid.

• ### Thrice

Can you arrange all of the counters on the grid to form 10 lines of three counters?

• ### Tran Towers

An adventure game requiring students to solve puzzles as they move through the old mansion.

• ### Tran Tunnels

A mini adventure game containing maths puzzles and problems. Find your way through the maze of tunnels to find Goldberg's magic harpsicord.

• ### Transformation Tetris

Develop your skills translating and rotating shapes in this fast paced classic game.

• ### Trilett

A strategy game requiring you to select three words with a common letter before the computer does.

• ### Tug of War

A game for two players or teams testing their speedy reactions to mental arithmetic questions.

Rotate the cogs to catch the flying numbers in the correct sections.

• ### Word Search

Find the mathematical words in the grid of letters.

• ### Wordles

Remember these mathematical words for their shape and movement.

• ### Yes No Questions

A game to determine the mathematical item by asking questions that can only be answered yes or no.

• ### Mathematical Trivia

The mathematical factoids you never knew that you never knew. What is a googol? Who invented the equals sign? Which number comes first if they are arranged alphabetically? What is the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything? What is the maximum number of moves it will take to solve a Rubiks cube no matter which of the 43 quintillion possible starting positions you begin with? Click on the picture to the left to find out.

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