Maths Mind Reader
Investigate this amazing mind reading performance based on simple mathematical principles.
Circle Theorem Pairs
A pairs game based around ten theorems about the angles made with chords, radii and tangents of circles.
The hardest multiplication facts (according to Transum research) are presented in the form of pairs games.
One Minute Maths
A challenge to mentally add numbers together without making the classic place value mistakes.
Find your way through the maze encountering mathematical operations in the correct order to achieve the given total.
Arrange the numbers given in standard form with the smallest at the top and the largest at the bottom.
Drawing 3D Objects
Draw two-dimensional representations of three-dimensional objects on an isometric dotty grid.
Crack the code by replacing the encrypted letters in the given text. There are lots of hints provided about code breaking techniques.
Prime Numbers Jigsaw
Interactive jigsaw puzzles of different types of grids containing prime numbers.
An online darts game for one or two players requiring skill, strategy and mental arithmetic.
Clock Times Pairs
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.
A number line showing tenths and hundredths with draggable arrows. This is a visual aid designed to be projected onto a whiteboard for whole class exposition
Tower of Hanoi
Move the pieces of the tower from one place to another in the minimum number of moves.
Fraction Decimal Pairs
The traditional pairs or Pelmanism game adapted to test knowledge of simple fractions and their equivalent decimals.
Boxed In Numbers
The classic dots and boxes game with the addition of some positive and negative numbers which determine your score.
Arrange the given numbers on the cross so that the sum of the numbers in both diagonals is the same.
Equivalent Fraction Pairs
The traditional pairs or Pelmanism game adapted to test knowledge of equivalent fractions.
Boxed In Fractions
The classic dots and boxes two-player game with the addition of some fractions which determine your score.
Click on all the points that could be the centre of enlargement of the shape if the image does not go off the grid.
Practise adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing times with these self-marking exercises.
Groups of Four
A simplified, mathematical version of the challenge seen in the British TV programme Only Connect. Find the connections between the terms.
Make Them Right
Arrange the measurements next to the sides of the triangles so that each diagram is correct according to Pythagoras' Theorem.
Don't Shoot The Square
You will need to be quick on the draw to shoot all of the numbers except the square numbers.
Develop your skills translating and rotating shapes in this fast paced classic game.
Connect 4 Factors
This a game for one or two players. The winner is the first to line up four numbers with a common factor.
Compare pairs of fractions to identify the largest or smallest in order to move through the maze.
Threes and Fives
A game for two players who take turns to add a domino to the line in order to score threes and fives.
The Transum version of the Top Trumps game played online with the properties of polygons.
Car Park Puzzle
Can you get your car out of the very crowded car park by moving other cars forwards or backwards?
The six button has dropped off! How could these calculations be done using this calculator?
Arrange the sixteen numbers on the octagram so that the numbers in each line add up to the same total.
Arrange the twelve numbers on the hexagram so that the numbers in each line add up to the same total.
Arrange the twelve numbers in the triangles on the hexagram so that the numbers in each line of five triangles add up to the same total.
Arrange the numbered footballs on the goal posts to make three, 3-number products that are all the same.
This game for one or two players is an exciting challenge to demonstrate an understanding of factors and multiples.
Construct the pipes using a set number of pieces with lengths given as fractions, decimals or percentages.
Formulae to Remember
The traditional pairs or pelmanism game adapted to test recognition for formulae required to be memorised for GCSE exams.
Can you find a 6 digit number containing two each of the digits one to three which obeys the rules given?
Telling The Time
Practise reading a clock face and solving problems involving converting between units of time.
A daily workout strengthening your ability to do the basic mathematical operations efficiently.
Without Lifting The Pencil
Can you draw these diagrams without lifting your pencil from the paper? This is an interactive version of the traditional puzzle.
The traditional River Crossing challenge. Can you do it in the smallest number of moves?
Three Prime Sum
A self-marking challenge to write each of the given numbers as the sum of three prime numbers.
Scouts in Boats
Arrange a rota for the Scouts to travel in boats so that they are with different people each day.
Cartoon Scatter Graph
Place the cartoon characters on the scatter graph according to their height and age.
How many different shapes with an area of 2 square units can you make by joining dots on this grid with straight lines?
Move the numbered cards to form five 2-digit numbers which obey the given rules. A ten-stage numeracy challenge.
Interactive, randomly-generated, number-based logic puzzle designed to develop numeracy skills.
Arrange the numbers from 1 to 14 in the spaces to make the sums correct. How fast can you do it?
Find the matching pairs of circle diagrams and circle properties in this interactive online game.
Drag the numbered cards to produce a multiplication fact. Complete twenty mixed times tables questions to earn a trophy.
Toss the pancakes until they are neatly stacked in order of size. Find how to do this using the smallest number of moves.
Arrange the given digits to make three numbers such that the third is the product of the first and the second.
Arrange the digits to make three 3 digit numbers such that the second is double the first and the third is three times the first.
Sieve of Eratosthenes
A self checking, interactive version of the Sieve of Eratosthenes method of finding prime numbers.
Arrange the given digits to make three numbers such that two of them add up to the third.
Arrange the digits one to nine on the spaces provided to make two division calculations containing multiples of three.
Develop the skills to construct and interpret pie charts in this self-marking set of exercises.
Place the digits one to nine in each of the regions created by the Olympic rings so that the sum of the numbers in each ring is the same.
Use a frequency tree to show two or more events and the number of times they occurred.
Yes No Questions
A game to determine the mathematical item by asking questions that can only be answered yes or no.
Number Crunch Saga
A lively numeracy game requiring you to align three numbers to create the given target sum or product.
Some of the buttons are missing from this calculator. Can you make the totals from 1 to 20?
Apply systematic listing strategies to find the number of combinations and permutations of choices.
Draw transformations online and have them instantly checked. Includes reflections, translations, rotations and enlargements.
A game, a puzzle and a challenge involving counters being placed at the corners of a square on a grid.
Scallywags and Scoundrels
Arrange the scallywags and scoundrels on the chairs so that the numbers of any two sitting next to each other add up to a prime number.
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
The full list of activities can be seen here:
Activities listed by topic can be seen here:
Successfully complete an activity and you will earn a Transum Trophy. Collect trophies in your own personal Transum Trophy cabinet and, for some activities, you can work on improving your personal best Transum scores.
In addition to the activities on this website Transum has some favourite iPad apps. They are available here when you are signed in to your Transum subscription account. If you do not yet have an account and you are a teacher or parent you can apply for one here.
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