You can get a very good insight into mathematical ideas, concepts and patterns by playing some of the games presented on this page. Whether it's a strategy game or our popular Tran Towers and Tran Tunnels we hope you have fun learning mathematics.
Players decide where to place the cards to make an equation with the largest possible solution.
The digital version of the popular fizz buzz game. Press the buzzers if they are factors of the counter.
Rotate the cogs to catch the flying numbers in the correct sections.
Great tests of skill and speed. These online activities include classics such as Tangram and Water Jars.
A game for two players who take turns to select two numbers that add up to a square number.
Use the arrow keys to collect all the multiples in order while avoiding the Conga Virus!
The mathematical version of the classic hangman game. Guess the letters that are contained in the words.
A pairs game based around ten theorems about the angles made with chords, radii and tangents of circles.
Test your timing skills by clicking on the monkeys so that they jump off the cliff at just the right time to land in the boat.
The hardest multiplication facts (according to Transum research) are presented in the form of pairs games.
A game for two players or teams testing their speedy reactions to mental arithmetic questions.
This basic version of Nim is a mathematical game of strategy in which players take turns removing sticks from a pile.
Nim is a mathematical game of strategy in which two players take turns removing objects from groups of objects.
A racing game for two players in which they use vectors to control the movement of their cars.
Find the hidden wallaby using the clues revealed at the chosen coordinates.
An online game for one or two players requiring an ability to estimate angles as bearings.
A strategy game. Play against the computer to select three numbers that add up to 15.
A game involving mental arithmetic and strategy for two players or one player against the computer.
Strategy games that require some mental arithmetic, creativity or logic.
Memorise the digits of pi with help from some musical notes.
An online darts game for one or two players requiring skill, strategy and mental arithmetic.
A strategy game based on claiming tokens in specific rows and columns.
Find the mathematical word from a series of guesses and clues.
An online interactive game celebrating the order of mathematical operations.
Find the expression from a series of guesses and clues.
The traditional pairs or Pelmanism game adapted to test the ability to compare analogue and digital times.
The traditional pairs or Pelmanism game requiring the ability to recognise some of the great mathematicians.
The traditional pairs or Pelmanism game adapted to test knowledge of simple fractions and their equivalent decimals.
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.
The classic dots and boxes game with the addition of some positive and negative numbers which determine your score.
The traditional pairs or Pelmanism game adapted to test knowledge of equivalent fractions.
The classic dots and boxes two-player game with the addition of some fractions which determine your score.
The traditional pairs or Pelmanism game adapted to test knowledge of simple fractions and their equivalent percentages.
Earn points by creating equations on the grid in this game of equations.
You will need to be quick on the draw to shoot all of the numbers except the square numbers.
An online board game for two players evaluating algebraic equations and inequalities.
If the last card put down equals the previous card to the nearest whole number then all players race to shout SNAP!
Develop your skills translating and rotating shapes in this fast paced classic game.
An adventure game requiring students to solve puzzles as they move through the old mansion.
Find where the mines are hidden without stepping on one.
This a game for one or two players. The winner is the first to line up four numbers with a common factor.
A game for two players who take turns to add a domino to the line in order to score threes and fives.
The classic Pelmanism or pairs game requiring you to match equivalent expressions.
The Transum version of the Top Trumps game played online with the properties of polygons.
A mini adventure game containing maths puzzles and problems. Find your way through the maze of tunnels to find Goldberg's magic harpsicord.
This game for one or two players is an exciting challenge to demonstrate an understanding of factors and multiples.
Match the congruent shapes, those with the same shape and size.
This is a version of Wari, one of the oldest known games to still be widely played today. It involves small prime numbers.
The traditional pairs or pelmanism game adapted to test knowledge of rotational symmetry.
Develop your skills and understanding of rotation in this fast-paced challenge.
A game requiring you to devise a strategy far more complex than that required for the standard game.
A great puzzle requiring you to use all of the cards to create a continuous red line from start to finish.
Pick the prime fruit from the tree as quickly as possible. Practise to improve your personal best time.
Find the pairs of numbers that add up to 21 in this collection of matching games.
Find the pairs of numbers that multiply together to give a product of 240 in this collection of matching games.
Find pairs of playing cards of the same suit which add up to eleven.
Find the matching pairs of circle diagrams and circle properties in this interactive online game.
Find the matching pairs of diagrams and formulae for basic geometrical shapes.
A fun game requiring you to find numbers which add up to the target number as quickly as possible.
A game of buying and selling property with maths questions thrown in for good measure.
An online board game for two players involving prime and square numbers and making choices.
The traditional pairs or pelmanism game adapted to test knowledge of Venn diagrams.
A game for two players who take turns to select two numbers that add up to a prime number.
Merge two tiles into one tile to make a double. What is the largest double you can make?
Use the catapult to fire the cats onto the shelves according to the number sequence instructions.
The mathematical version of TV's Blockbusters game show. Find the mathematical words from the clues.
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.
Match the equation with its graph. Includes quadratics, cubics, reciprocals, exponential and the sine function.
Match the description of the loci to the diagram of the construction.
A game to determine the mathematical item by asking questions that can only be answered yes or no.
A lively numeracy game requiring you to align three numbers to create the given target sum or product.
This is a game for two players. You should know how to find the mean, median and range of a set of numbers.
The traditional pairs or pelmanism game adapted to test knowledge of indices.
A one or two player game. The objective is to grab all the multiples of the chosen times table faster than the other player.
Revise multiplication facts by racing across the screen to match the times tables question with the correct answer without getting hit by lightning.
A race between 12 snails. Which snail is most likely to win? This is the students' version of the race simulation.
A game, a puzzle and a challenge involving counters being placed at the corners of a square on a grid.
A game against the clock to find the numbers which add up to the target number.
An exciting and thought-provoking number placing game for two players or one player versus the computer.
A version of the Play Your Cards Right TV show. Calculate the probabilities of cards being higher or lower.
A game for two players who compete to make the largest possible number from randomly selected cards.
Match the British and American words for mathematical concepts.
There are plenty more ideas for enjoying your study of mathematics to be found on our Fun Maths page.
Play some of the games above with a friend and keep scores on this printable game score sheet.
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Heather Scott (@MathsladyScott), X
Monday, July 9, 2018
"Pupils always enjoy these challenges."
Tania Cain, Ramco Primary School
Friday, October 12, 2018
"I've only just joined Transum, initially because I wanted the answers to the Starter of the Day, but have since found that there is so much more!. I played one of your games against my students on our IWB and was amazed at how engaged they all were, whilst learning and developing strategies. I'm rapt with all that your website offers."
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Thursday, December 8, 2022
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