Don't Shoot the Square!Shoot the numbers as they appear but don't shoot any square numbers. 
Press the Start button to begin. The game lasts for 30 seconds. As the numbers appear click on them to earn points but do not click on any square numbers as you will lose five points.
Win a Transum virtual trophy if you score 10 or more.
This is Don't Shoot the Square! level 1. You can also try:
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Level 5
Level 6
Level 7
Level 8
Level 9
Level 10


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Nick, Waipahu Intermediate
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
"What is your highest score for this activity?
My student Matthew has 13."
M.EDW, UK
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
"I would have liked to this game but it is just too fast for my Y5s, is there a way that it can be slowed down  perhaps 3 levels depending on speed?
[Transum: Thanks for your feedback. The game has been given a complete makeover and there are now ten levels. I hope your Y5s enjoy this opportunity to become more familiar with square numbers.]"
Nick, Waipahu Intermediate
Monday, March 22, 2021
"Any teachers beaten level 6?
I'm sure my students will beat that soon.
I think you need a touch screen for this one."