A game involving mental arithmetic and strategy for two players or one player against the computer.
How close can you get to the target by making a calculation out of the five numbers given?
Choose your own numbers for your bingo card. The caller uses two dice and adds the numbers together.
An online game for one or two players requiring an ability to estimate angles as bearings.
An online darts game for one or two players requiring skill, strategy and mental arithmetic.
Find the hidden wallaby using the clues revealed at the chosen coordinates.
Can you make a kite shape from a single A4 size sheet of paper using only three folds?
Practical mathematical skills are required to work out how to construct these three dimensional items from paper.
Use the pieces of the tangram puzzle to make the basic shapes then complete the table showing which shapes are possible.
Collect as many of the items as possible. Each item will be awarded a mark out of ten for it's quality or the ingenuity involved in finding it.
Get your students involved by acting out mathematical ideas and concepts so that they become part of the situation and gain a greater understanding.
Where should you stand in the circle to win the Songkran game?
An exciting and thought-provoking number placing game for two players or one player versus the computer.
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 mathematical version of the classic hangman game. Guess the letters that are contained in the words.
An adventure game requiring students to solve puzzles as they move through the old mansion.
A mini adventure game containing maths puzzles and problems. Find your way through the maze of tunnels to find Goldberg's magic harpsicord.
Mathematical questions with five possible answers. If you get 20 correct you can add your own question to the database.
Nim is a mathematical game of strategy in which two players take turns removing objects from groups of objects.
A game, a puzzle and a challenge involving counters being placed at the corners of a square on a grid.
A game requiring you to devise a strategy far more complex than that required for the standard game.
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.
A version of the Play Your Cards Right TV show. Calculate the probabilities of cards being higher or lower.
This activity will collect data about your first impressions of some optical illusions. You can then analyse the data to come to your own conclusions.
Don't let your brain be fooled by these geometric optical illusions in this online quiz.
Interpret plans and elevations of three dimensional shapes.
Move the trams to their indicated parking places in the shunting yard as quickly as possible.
Can you get your car out of the very crowded car park by moving other cars forwards or backwards?
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.
An online version of the Logo programming language with 30 mathematical challenges.
Crack the code by replacing the encrypted letters in the given text. There are lots of hints provided about code breaking techniques.
An online interactive jigsaw puzzle of a grid of Roman numerals.
Each visitor to this page has a unique maze constructed for them to find their way through answering mathematical questions on the way.
Find your way through the maze encountering mathematical operations in the correct order to achieve the given total.
Each visitor to this page has a unique maze constructed for them to find their way through answering questions about bearings along the way.
The digital version of the popular fizz buzz game. Press the buzzers if they are factors of the counter.
A one or two player game. The objective is to grab all the multiples of the chosen times table faster than the other player.
Rotate the cogs to catch the flying numbers in the correct sections.
How many different badges can you make using three different coloured squares put together to make a rectangle?
Throw two dice and multiply the scores. Investigate the different products you can obtain. What about adding? What about using three dice?
Investigate which polygons have an area of 4 square units on this interactive dotty grid.
A great puzzle requiring you to use all of the cards to create a continuous red line from start to finish.
Make a schedule for the 24-hour Darts Marathon which will take into account everyone's requests and keep everyone happy.
Solve the number puzzles drawn on the pavement of Trafalgar Square in London.
A collection of mathematical riddles to make you think outside the box then enjoy the satisfaction finding the answer brings.
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.
A poem about the numbers one to nine. Just for fun can you make up a last line for each verse?
A strategy game - expand your collection of hexagons to block your opponent.
The classic dots and boxes game with the addition of some positive and negative numbers which determine your score.
The classic dots and boxes two-player game with the addition of some fractions which determine your score.
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Saturday, July 15, 2017
"Wouldn't it be sad if those last Maths lessons of the term were wasted. Quite often special school activities take place during the last week of term and as a result some pupils are taken out of normal lessons leaving you, the teacher with only two thirds of your normal class and an expectation to do something different.
It would be a crime if you put on a video (unless it was a Maths video) or simply told the pupils to get on with their own pastimes when there are so many out-of-the-ordinary mathematical activities you could be doing. Above you can see hand picked selections of activities that have worked for me in the past and would be great fun for you to try with your classes at the end of this term.
Please contact Transum if you have any ideas for any end of Term activities that we haven't included on this site."